Tips to help your kid fight stress for new school year
UAE: Summer is coming to an end, which means that the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year is just a few days away. As students and teachers prepare for the school start on August 28, UAE psychologists are also urging parents to prepare for problems that may arise when their children return to school, including st
University of Bolton broadens course offerings in UAE
RAK, UAE: University of Bolton's Academic Centre in Ras al Khaimah (ACERAK) are proud to announce their successful approval to extend the range of courses offered - starting September 2016. Having completed a rigorous validation process, ACERAK will be offering the much sought after BSc (Hons) Psychology as well as BA
Dubai schools set to reopen: Are you nervous?
Dubai, UAE: It's back to school in a few days. Even if we've already prepared the school bags, uniforms, books and other supplies, still one of the hitches both students and parents face is the first-day school jitters. Is it normal for kids -- new students, transferees and returning students -- to feel quite nervou
Bullying: How to find out if your child is victim or perpetrator
Abu Dhabi, UAE: As schooling and education becomes more competitive as a general rule, stress at school is not always caused by children having to adapt to new environments, subjects and teachers. It also arises from social insecurity, bullying, and sometimes just peer pressure - the need to 'fit in' with the crowd.
School bus safety goes up a gear for new academic year in UAE
UAE: The new academic year starting next week will see tighter safety measures on school buses. In Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) introduced a few changes to school bus specifications earlier this year. Starting from April 1, an electronic tracking system using GPS technology became mandatory on school
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