The opportunity of settling down in the UAE is certainly an exciting prospect for most expats. Especially those with families, who may feel like they are leaping into the unknown. Kids need to go to school therefore you need to research before hand. In the UAE you will find schools in each emirate, however if you are more inetereted in an International school or specialized one, you'll find most in Dubai and Abudhabi.
My Guide Dubai has compiled a list of International, local and extra curricular schools that would be best suited for your children, just to give you a headstart on what to expect. We will outline the:
  • age of school — well-established schools are usually more popular
  • curriculum — a good and diverse curriculum is important for many parents
  • price of school — many parents will apply to affordable schools first
  • age group — not all international schools cater to all age groups; it is important to find the right fit
  • and most importantly location - this way you can budget properly for transportation as well