Celebrating International Mother Tongue Day at SISD

As we approach International Mother Tongue Day on Wednesday, February 21st, we at the Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai are excited to celebrate the rich array of languages and cultures that define our school community. With a staggering 61 mother tongue languages spoken and 101 nationalities represented, our institution truly embodies the essence of […]

Why is the IB rapidly gaining popularity? 

The International Baccalaureate has always been an attractive option for families, especially expatriates. But in recent years its popularity has grown considerably. Indeed, in Dubai alone, the number of IB schools grew by 54% between 2017 to 2022 (34% worldwide). This data reflects a real demand for the programme. Here are a few reasons for […]

10 Benefits Of Bilingualism at School

As the world becomes increasingly globalised, the ability to speak more than one language has become a highly valued skill. Bilingualism is at the core of SISD, and the majority of our students are in the bilingual pathways, which are offered from age 3-18 years. Enhanced cognitive development The first benefit of Bilingualism is the […]

8 Key Benefits of Learning Languages

Read about why bilingualism is one of our four core values as we understand why learning another language will play an important role in a child’s development.