Posts Categorized: Middle East

Date Posted: June 25, 2014

Technology has evolved vastly in the past few decades and especially so in more recent years. Nowadays it seems like everyone’s got an iPad, a cellular phone, a laptop, a personal computer and knows what Google is. But in our experience, here at SeekTeachers, we’re seeing many teachers whom have little to no IT skills… Read more »

Date Posted: June 16, 2014

Today we bring you one of the most important events in the Islamic calendar, Ramadan, and tell you how you can show respect as a guest in primarily Muslim countries towards those taking part in this age-old practice. In 2014, Ramadan will take place beginning on June 29th (Sunday) and ending July 29th (Tuesday). The… Read more »

Date Posted: June 06, 2014

It’s now known that the new Teaching Licence Scheme developed by the Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates is even more likely to be implemented soon. The new scheme will see over sixty thousand teachers from across the region having to undertake a rigorous test in order to live and work as a… Read more »

Date Posted: May 27, 2014

Exhibited in the Gulf Medical University (GMU) last week, students from over fifty schools have exhibited their scientific projects at the Annual Scientific and Medical Exhibition in Ajman. The Exhibition is also called GMU Mase 2014 and saw over 4500 students from over 250 schools attend the exhibition.   The exhibition was inaugurated by the… Read more »

Date Posted: May 19, 2014

Ah the summer! Sun, surf, sand and sailing…   Well, here in the west, Sailing isn’t such a big thing anymore and ships are rarely used for anything more than commercial purposes. Depressing hey? But in Dubai, the tradition of sailing is big and strives to not be forgotten. The Dhow is the most well-renowned… Read more »

Date Posted: May 16, 2014

Since the discovery of Oil and Natural Gas deposits in Qatar’s mainland, the country has seen a vast amount of wealth finding its way into Qatari hands and it’s no surprise that some of the biggest developments and the brightest minds in the world are also finding their way into the country, especially in its… Read more »

Date Posted: May 12, 2014

Time and time again we are emailed from concerned teachers and individuals asking the same questions over and over and over again: What is Document Attestation? Why do I need it? How do I do it? When must it be done? In this article, we hope to clear up all the smoke and mirrors surrounding… Read more »

Date Posted: March 26, 2014

While it’s rapidly becoming better known that the Middle East isn’t a huge war-zone with armed militants and balaclava-wearing terrorists left, right and centre (which is no thanks to the media’s poor interpretation of political shifts), it’s not so well known that education all throughout this region is rapidly undergoing a huge revolution as standards… Read more »

Date Posted: March 21, 2014

It’s widely considered that women have both better social skills and have better memory whilst men are better with perception and coordination. These have been attributed to the way that the brain is wired differently in male and female humans and after nearly a thousand brain scans; these suspicions have been astutely confirmed. Female brains… Read more »

Date Posted: March 17, 2014

Up until now, the necessities to become a teacher have been reasonable and not only are Qualified Teacher Status and a degree in line with what is being taught required, but also a native-level control of the English language has been required. However, up until recently, this has only been at the request of a… Read more »