The UAE has designated 2023 as “the year of sustainability” (1). The country continues to take leaps and bounds, inventing and forging new pathways of sustainable practices across all sectors, including education. Towards this end, a specific type of viable leadership is required for creativity and longevity in schools.
Have you ever wondered how we learn a language and learn how to read? And in learning language and reading skills, does the structure of your brain change? Does your brain stop growing at a certain age? These questions prompt my exploration of the impact of cognitive neuroscience on language learning.
Next time you walk into a building, take a look at the safety and accessibility features. From fire alarms, fire sprinklers, elevators, escalators, intercom systems, ramps, and automatic doors, these features are designed to make the space usable and understandable for everyone, regardless of age, size, ability, or disability.
It is often said that organizational leaders serve at an intersection between two sides of an hourglass. On one side of the hourglass is the staff of the organization. On the other side of the hourglass is the customer base, constituency, client, or stakeholder group of the organization. And the leader is in the middle—the connector of both sides.
The 2021 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) assessment has revealed promising signs for the future of education in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. This international study, which focused on the reading literacy of fourth-grade students, has shown that learners in Sharjah overall have performed well.
I can already hear you asking yourselves, what is regenerative leadership? Through this blog post, I will help you understand what it means, how it impacts our education system, and how you can make the best out of it.
As a general practice all over the world most degree granting higher education organizations are required to undergo a quality assurance process to ensure that they offer quality programs to their students who graduate from their institutions. This process is often referred to as Accreditation, such as when an international or national accrediting body recognizes an institution, school, college, or program. Not only is the program considered of high quality, but the degree a person graduates with is also considered credible and recognized by most higher education institutions and employers worldwide.
Everyone knows parents want the best for their children. Even though the term “best” might be confusing. There are countless articles and guides about good parenting, but remember that every parent raises their children based on individual family values – what is most important in life and how to gain well-being and happiness.
The Meriam Webster’s dictionary defines Improvement as “…something that enhances value or excellence.” All over the world many organizations devote their time and effort to such improvement of schools. Here in the Emirate of Sharjah, we are fortunate enough to have the organization Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) who leads all the private schools in this effort.
This community is not just made of students and teachers, but also the leadership, the parents, the entire community. So if you are reading this, YOU are part of this diverse learning community and you are the reason why we created this blog!
Sharjah Education Academy aims to spread a culture of continuous improvement in all educational institutions.