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The effectiveness of bilingual teaching and learning

The effectiveness of bilingual teaching and learning

This report discusses the bilingual approach used in schools supported by CfBT (now Education Development Trust) in partnership with ADEC in Abu Dhabi  

In search of good education

In search of good education:why Emirati parents choose private schools in Dubai

The purpose of this research project study is to reach out to Emirati parents in order to understand their perception of private education in Dubai.  

Achieving successful outcomes through Alternative Education Provision

Achieving successful outcomes through Alternative Education Provision: an international literature review

This literature review explores some essential characteristics of effective Alternative Education Practice  

Action research in Abu Dhabi II

Action Research: Abu Dhabi II

This is the second edition of Action Research in Abu Dhabi.  

Debating the evidence

Debating the evidence: an international review of current situation and perceptions

The purpose of this research was to undertake a review of what is currently known, in the hope of providing a focus for the ongoing development of debate activities  

Closer to home

Closer to home: how to help schools in low- and middle-income countries respond to children’s language needs

These guidelines are for anyone active in education in low- or middle-income countries where school language is causing problems for children’s learning  

Nurturing a thousand flowers

Nurturing a thousand flowers International approaches to government funded, privately provided schools

This paper seeks to examine how policy makers and providers operate successfully within the context of supply-side reforms  

Financial capability

Financial capability: Why is it important and how can it be improved?

This perspective piece is aimed at those with an interest in the development of national financial capability strategies and those who are developing or implementing financial capability programmes  

Action research in Abu Dhabi

Action Research Abu Dhabi

Six primary schools and four kindergartens in Abu Dhabi conducted action research projects in 2010  

Tackling childhood obesity within schools

Tackling childhood obesity within schools: A review of interventions

The aim of this review is to enable the UAE education sector and policy makers to think about how they could incorporate schools-based interventions into the wider strategy to tackle childhood obesity