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5b at the Police

Police & German Class? That works at DISD! The students of 5b experienced an exciting German class in the Police Station Rashidiya. Together with Mr Thilo Berk and Mrs Trijntje Herz, they enjoyed a tour through the different departments of the police station. The officers spoke engaged about their daily work and were happy to see the DISD-students so interested. Afterwards they practiced writing objective reports and creating presentations. A couple of days later the class was lucky to see two Police Audi supercars at...

Wellbeing-Project

Wellbeing-Project in Primary School Since a couple of weeks, DISD School Nurse Mrs Hilde Arnold has been working together with the Primary School Teachers to introduce the project “Awareness and Healthy Lunch Box” in Primary School. She usually visits one class for 5 days in a row and speaks to them about their Wellbeing. At the the end of the week, students have learned about how different aspects, like healthy eating, self care and security in the car or school bus...

German swimming badge

Students can obtain German Swimming Badge on June 29th at Hamdan Sports Complex On SATURDAY, June 29th 2019 from 9 am – 12pm, students can obtain the German Swimming Badges Bronze and Silber. The tests will be conducted by the DISD sports teachers. Location: Hamdan Sports Complex Fee for DISD-parents: 30 AED Fee for Non-DISD students: 50 AED Please fill our the registration form and hand it in at the DISD secretary, together with the fee. Alternatively you can also send an E-Mail to the secretary and pay at the...

DHL new school sponsor

The renowned logistic company DHL Global Forwarding is a new school sponsor for DISD With DHL Global Forwarding, the German International School Dubai has won a strong new partner, who will support the school not only financially, but as well logistically. DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. The DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport...

Romeo & Juliet Presentation at DISD

Romeo & Juliet by Grade 9 On Thursday 23rd May 2019, the ninth graders of our school met at the secondary school library to present the results of their Romeo and Juliet projects. For two weeks the students had been working on scenes from Shakespeare’s drama Romeo and Juliet in their German lessons with Ms Opetnik and Ms Kolburan. Their task was to find a creative approach to present their scenes: so scenes were modernized, shortened and presented through the use...

European Elections at DISD

Grade 9 and 10 take part in “Juniorwahl” for European Elections The „Juniorwahl“ (German for Junior Elections) takes place in German schools in Germany and abroad since 1990 parallel to the federal elections and the European elections. This year, around 2700 schools (including DISD) are participating with 650 000 students. At DISD, the students of class 9a & b and 10a & b discussed the topics Europe, Democracy and Elections in the social studies class under the direction of Mrs Carolin Schemenau...

Round Table on Digitalization

Digital World School – Round Table at DISD On Monday, May 13th 2019, class 10a organized a round table with some of parts oft he school management to discuss the topic „Digital World: School“. The students from 10a had conducted a survey in secondary school as well as interviews on the topics communication online and Digitalization of the school. Their results were in parts astonishing and were presented in a PowerPoint presentation and a video. With the moto „Building bridges“dialogue was opened where...

Successful Change Management Training

Honoring of regional teachers’ „Change Management“ training at the DISD REFO centre Differentiation, digitization, language assistance … – German Schools Abroad are facing huge challenges, requiring not only organizational changes. From 9th till 11th of May the steering group leaders for school development of the region’s 14 German Schools Abroad met at the REFO center at DISD. Under the direction of the two process mentors for German Schools Abroad, Stefan Marien from Capetown and Birger Reese from Dubai, the...

Student wins summer school scholarship at Cambridge University

DISD student Mariam Suwwan from class 11a has won a scholarship for the Cambridge University Summer School 2019. She participated on her own initiative in the international competition by Immerse Education for summer schools of important Universities in the UK. The task was „What problem would you like to solve, and how could your chosen subject help you achieve this?“. Mariam Suwwan chose the subject architecture and achieved place three out of 700 participants worldwide. Congratulations! ...