Insights from NA Education Middle East Conference in Amman

Arabic to follow We are thrilled to share some of the illuminating insights gleaned from the recent NA Education Middle East Arabic and Islamic Conference. Held in Amman Academy and the Amman Academy Diwan Center, this transformative event gathered educators from across seven countries in the Middle East, representing 9 schools. It served as a […]

SISD student ambassadors at NAE-UNICEF Summit in Houston

Nord Anglia Education students attending annual Summit to develop creative solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  Dubai 12 June 2024 — As part of Nord Anglia Education (NAE), one of the world’s leading international schools groups, Swiss International School is proud to have 2 students attending this year’s NAE-UNICEF Student Summit, hosted for the […]


Fruitful Community school initiative organises student handout of 2500 iftar meals and 10,000 fruits [April 04, 2023] As part of Swiss International School Dubai’s (SISD’s) Fruitful Community Initiative, this Ramadan, SISD students and parents served 2,500 warm Iftar meals and 10,000 fruits to the community of construction workers, gardeners and delivery drivers at their labour […]


[Dubai, April 04, 2024] Swiss International School Dubai, (SISD), a leading bilingual IB curriculum school and one of the only boarding schools in the UAE, is now offering scholarships for deserving Grade 11 pupils. The scheme offers up to 50% day school fees, in alignment with the school’s inclusivity and togetherness values, and to assist […]

When SISD Made History: Home to the Inaugural Yale Model United Nations – Dubai

This year, SISD didn’t just participate in history, we made it! Providing a home to the inaugural Yale Model United Nations – Dubai in January was an incredible feat, a testament to the hard work and dedication of our school community. But Model United Nations is more than just a prestigious event. It’s a beacon […]


INTERVIEW WITH JODIE JACKSON, FOUNDER, NEWS LITERACY LAB. BY ZOFIA NIEMTUS initially published on Jodie Jackson has an audacious goal: to completely change children’s relationships with the news. Having spent more than a decade researching and exploring how the news impacts us, in 2019 she published You Are What You Read: why changing your media […]

Metacognition in 60 seconds

Originally published on Educators define ‘metacognition’ as the process we all use to better understand our own thinking processes and problem-solving strategies. In the simplest terms it’s ‘thinking about thinking’ or being aware of how we learn best. Metacognitive skills are the techniques we use to learn and to understand ourselves as learners. Why is this […]

Four Nord Anglia Education schools return to prestigious Spear’s Index of leading private schools

Initially published on Leading international schools provider Nord Anglia Education announced today that four of its schools were once again recognised in the esteemed Spear’s Schools Index, which calls itself the ‘definitive guide to the world’s 100 leading private schools’. This year’s index highlights the high-quality education provided by Collège Alpin Beau Soleil and Collège Champittet in Switzerland, both of which […]

Nord Anglia Education’s portfolio grows with four state-of-the-art schools now in the UAE

Press Release initially published on NAE schools redefine academic excellence with exceptional teaching, cutting-edge facilities, and a unique learning approach that consistently deliver outstanding results. United Arab Emirates: As the world’s leading premium international schools organisation, Nord Anglia Education (NAE) continues to set the standard for outstanding education. Renowned for its strong academic foundations, […]

The Generative Generation: will AI make kids smarter, or make it easier to cheat?

This article was written for Nord Anglia’s Insights Magazine by Zofia Niemtus. In October 2023, a concerned parent asked people in an online forum for their thoughts on an issue: they had discovered that their son had “plagiarised a book report assignment with ChatGPT”. “Honestly, I was pretty alarmed at how nonchalant he was about the […]