CLASS TIME

Create the classroom of your dreams

After four years of teaching kindergarten and sharing a room with a partner teacher, I was delighted to make the transition into teaching Cycle 1...

Wellbeing in schools: A paradox in education

I was invited to give a 10-minute SPARK presentation at this year’s GESS conference entitled Wellbeing. The topic was chosen because wellbeing is such a...

A guide to Ramadan in the UAE

As we approach the holy month of Ramadan here in the UAE, we take a look at some of the rules and expectations that...

Alison Turner… a truly dedicated educator

Twenty-six years ago, Alison Turner embarked on her journey as an educator. Today, she is the Executive Primary Headteacher at the Kings’ School Dubai, rated...

Empowering teachers through coaching

As a Ph.D. candidate, I remember having to convince my academic advisor that it would be beneficial for me to take a one-credit course titled...

A conversation with Joe Fatheree

When you are able to successfully captivate young minds and inspire them to want to learn independently, then you have accomplished a magnanimous task...

Why education leaders must talk about the whole picture

I often wonder how we can get an accurate picture of what and how educators are teaching today. We have more, and better technology...

Kieron Peacock promotes happiness and excellence at TES Kuwait

"Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” - Peter Drucker Being the leader of a successful school draws upon specialised expertise...

Understanding the Emirati student

Children all around the world are the same. They have the innocence of a flower in bloom and the love to learn and grow, which...

A Productive Classroom Is Possible

Trying to create the perfect classroom? One where students are engaged, prepared and collaborating on clearly defined tasks, but still differentiated according to ability...