AFTER THE BELL

Travel snapshots of the Middle East

Teachers and other expatriates living in the Middle East have explored a number of its vibrant destinations.Some of the stunning photos that you are...

A moment with Kevin Simpson CEO of KDSL Global

If you are part of the vibrant education scene in Dubai, you may have encountered or heard of Kevin Simpson, the effervescent CEO of...

The key to work life balance: Work hard, play harder and...

Teachers!You work hard and you should definitely make the time to play hard! Relish the fact that living in the Middle East allows folks...

Super charge your savings in 5 easy steps

1. Run the numbers Do you know how big a nest egg you'll need down the road? According to a recent Wells Fargo study, four...

7 Ways to get your children to confide in you

The saying, “children should be seen and not heard” rang true in past generations. In many cultures today, this still rings true.As parents, it...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer affects women and in some cases men all over the world. October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in America and some Caribbean...

How to hydrate your skin in hot climates

If you just moved to the Middle East from a much cooler climate zone, your skin may be in for a bit of a...

How to overcome shyness as a newbie

When you are new to a school, country or any situation, it can take a while to acclimate. If you are shy by nature it...

A moment with Faisal Al Suwaidi

Mr Suwaidi is the Acting Treasury Manager at the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD).Mr Faisal Yousif Al Suwaidi holds the distinguished position of...

Unearthing the beauty of Nepal

As I climbed the nearly vertical spiral staircase, clutching the iron railing, I joked with my husband, “This had better be worth it.” Two more...