GN Focus | Back 2 School

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    Thursday Aug 22

    Schools smarten up their act

    Smart technology will define your child’s schooling years, both inside and outside the classroom. GN Focus finds out how

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    Thursday Aug 22

    How to make the best choice for your children

    Whether it’s the location, affordability or the curriculum, finding the perfect institution can be a daunting task for parents.

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    Thursday Aug 22

    Set your kids up for success

    A healthy morning meal is crucial to how your child performs in school. Here are some suggestions on how to make it interesting to fastidious kids

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    Thursday Aug 22

    Don’t be quick to dismiss a slow child

    Some children develop and mature at a slower rate than others their age. Some others, who seem slow in specific activities, may just have learning disabilities

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    Thursday Aug 22

    Just one little jab

    Vaccinations are more than a shot in the arm – they are lifesavers

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    Thursday Aug 22

    Are you ready for the new term?

    After a summer of no schedule, it can be tricky to get back into the habit of school. Here’s a checklist for parents who are preparing to return to the grind

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    Wednesday Aug 22

    Curb that aggression

    Better interaction with parents and teachers and creative pursuits can help contain violent behaviour in children

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    Wednesday Aug 22

    Getting a taste of the workplace

    As more schools introduce a work experience week as part of their curricula, students gain insight into the world of employment, acquiring essential skills

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    Wednesday Aug 22

    A guide to university life

    Higher education can be a sharp, expensive learning curve if you haven't done your research. Here are things that every student should consider before joining a university.

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    Wednesday Aug 22

    Will the IB curriculum catch on in the UAE?

    A focus on personal development, curiosity, critical thinking and community service has made the globally accepted International Baccalaureate curriculum attractive to parents