Abu Dhabi Indian School, which is a premier community school in the Gulf, could well be considered a twin of this youthful nation which came into being in the year 1971. The school began functioning in the year 1975 from the humble premises of the India Social Centre, Abu Dhabi, to cater to the needs of the children of the Indian community in Abu Dhabi. As the strength of students grew, the need for new premises became evident. Mr. Mohan Jashanmal, CEO of Jashanmal National Co. and members of the community were instrumental in approaching the late President of the UAE, H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan with this in view. He generously gifted a plot of land, measuring 175mx 150m, in Shabia Muroor, New Airport Road, to the Indian Ambassador to build an educational institution. The school was moved to the sprawling new premises in the year 1980. It has been functioning effectively for the past 32 years and has distinguished itself in various areas. Our students have distinguished themselves in various fields and are well placed in life not only in India, but in different parts of the world.
Hundreds of children compete in first semi-final of spelling bee competition
Dubai, UAE: Schoolchildren from across the country put their knowledge of the English language to the test at the Danube Spelling Bee Championship on Friday. More than 300 children aged between 11 and 15 competed in the first semi-final of the competition at the Ductac Theatre, in Mall of the Emirates. Thy had to comp
Indian schools told to refund fee for ‘Compulsory Arabic’
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Pupils at Indian schools in the capital who paid extra fees for “compulsory Arabic classes” will get it back from the schools. The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC), the school regulator in the emirate, asked the schools that collected an extra fee for teaching Arabic in Grades 11 and 12 to refund
Abu Dhabi University organizes 3rd Annual Spelling Bee
Abu Dhabi, UAE: 20 Dec. 2012 (WAM) — Abu Dhabi University recently organized the 3rd Annual Spelling Bee, during which more than 150 Grade 5 students representing 21 schools in Abu Dhabi competed for the first three positions and the gold, silver and bronze medals. Aimed at enhancing school students’ spel
Abu Dhabi Indian School struggles with long wait list of admission seekers
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Indian School (ADIS) is struggling hard with a long waiting list of pupils seeking admissions, due to a lack of seats in the Indian schools in the capital, the school officials have revealed. "There were more than 1,000 applicants each for 150 seats each in kindergarten 1 and grade 1 this a
Students in Abu Dhabi call for new attitude on subject of environment
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Katika Chopra believes that if humanity does not take environmental conservation seriously, it risks health problems on an unprecedented scale. “Climate change is a real concern today and the planet’s resources are depleting at an alarming rate. This is why we all need to work together to p
An esteemed institution with great institutions and values. A brilliant school which facilitates the working of dynamic and enterprising individuals. All round support system and worth the fees. This school has dominated all kinds of physical activity as well as academics. If the resources available in this school are exploited to their complete potential it will certainly aid your all round development.A Student November, 2012
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