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 […]

How we support EAL students at SISD

Learning a new language can be a daunting task but learning a new language to be used in the context of one’s education can feel much more so. Here at SISD, we want every student to succeed especially those who must learn English as a second language in addition to all their other work. Our […]

What Languages Do We Teach At SISD, As A Bilingual School?

Welcome to Swiss International Scientific School Dubai (SISD), a bilingual school promoting cultural diversity and academic excellence! At SISD, we recognize the invaluable impact of bilingualism on students’ intellectual growth and global understanding. As a leading bilingual school, now a part of the Nord Anglia Education Group, we offer a rich language program that equips […]

The Difference Between the IB and the French Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate (IB) and the French Baccalaureate are both widely recognised for their academic rigour and global recognition, but they have distinct philosophies, structures, and approaches to education. We’re here to help you explore their unique characteristics to help you decide which curriculum best suits you. The IB: A Global Perspective The IB programme […]

The Importance of Teaching Sustainability in Schools: Shaping a Greener Future

In an ever-changing world, where environmental challenges are persistent across the media and in our day-to-day lives, it is vital that we equip our future generations with the knowledge and skills to navigate the complexities of sustainability. The importance of teaching sustainability in schools cannot be underestimated. By nurturing a sense of environmental responsibility, we […]

Why International Students Choose to Study at SISD?

In a world that constantly embraces diversity and intercultural exchange, educational systems play a pivotal role in fostering global connections. Among many institutions that attract students from all corners of the globe, Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) shines as a beacon of academic excellence. We are going to tell you exactly why SISD […]

IB Programme At SISD: A Path To Success

Here at Swiss International School Dubai (SISD), we are proud to offer the renowned International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme. The IB Programme offers unique characteristics and an exceptional educational experience that we can provide to our students. Understanding the International Baccalaureate (IB): The International Baccalaureate is a globally recognised educational framework that prepares students for success […]

Top 8 tips To Ace Your IB Education

The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme offers a rigorous and comprehensive education that equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in an increasingly interconnected world. However, mastering your IB education and achieving exceptional results requires commitment, effective strategies, and a growth mindset. Throughout this blog, we plan to give you 8 top tips […]

Middle Years Programme (MYP) at SISD

The Middle Years Programme (MYP) at Swiss International Scientific School Dubai (SISD) is a unique educational offering that provides students with a comprehensive and globally recognized curriculum. SISD’s MYP is an innovative and rigorous program designed to develop students’ academic, social, and emotional skills to prepare them for success in the future. The International Baccalaureate […]