AFTER THE BELL

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...

Protecting what matters as an expat

Having the right protection in place is an aspect of financial planning that is often overlooked. While insurance could be more complex and costly...

Useful summer health tips

  Summer for educators is a time of exploration, reconnection, relaxation and preparation. For expatriate teachers, there are added considerations such as travel, rekindling relationships and...

5 Easy makeup tips for beginners

Women love to look and feel their best. When it comes to makeup, some of us will grudgingly agree that it does a bit to...

5 treats to relax every teacher

A full week of work can be quite draining mentally and physically. When it comes to taking a break, most of us simply just want...

A moment with Stephen Ritz

In January of this year (2016), Stephen Ritz brought a packed auditorium of educators and education practitioners to their feet in rousing applause after sharing...

Here’s what you should know about Diabetes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by 2030, diabetes will be the leading cause of death. According to WHO, in 2012, the disease was...