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Digital Day of German Unity at DISD

Digital Day of German Unity at DISD Also this year the German Unity Day was celebrated at the DISD with great projects. The kindergarten already celebrated on the Thursday before the holiday. The groups were busy doing handicrafts and the children learned a lot about Germany. Some even came to the kindergarten dressed appropriately, either in traditional costume, in the German colors or in a soccer jersey. On Sunday, October 4, there was a celebration at school. In the primary school, the...

KHDA Visit at DISD

KHDA Visit at DISD Herzlich willkommen! On September 8th, Dr. Abulla Al Karam paid a visit to the German International School Dubai to get an impression on how the school has started into the new academic year in compliance with the Covid 19 regulations. 6th grader Jamila greeted Dr. Al Karam with a poem in Arabic. Then he met grade 1 student Zeina and learned about the German tradition that first graders bring a colorful decorated cardboard cone filled with school material...

First Day at School 2020

First Day of School 2020 For first graders and their families, the first day of school is an important milestone, which is usually celebrated at DISD at the beginning of the school year. This year, the traditional school enrollment ceremony had to be cancelled due to the Covid 19 pandemic, as school events are not allowed. In addition, parents are currently not allowed to accompany their children into the school building due to security measures. The requirement, announced at short notice, of...

Personnel changes at DISD

Personnel changes at DISD For the new school year there are some personnel changes at DISD. We have the following new appointments in the extended school management: After Mrs Gabriela Greipel left Dubai at the end of the last school year, Mrs Ines Ehmanns is now the deputy head of primary school. Also the deputy head of kindergarten Mrs Juliane Hollenberg has left DISD and Mrs Julia Badrakhan (kindergarten DaF teacher) has taken over her position. In this school year the management of...

Successful Living Arabic Webinar from DISD for KHDA What Works

Successful Living Arabic Webinar from DISD for KHDA What Works On 24.06.20, our Arabic department held a lecture (45 minutes) at the KHDA (What Works- Living Arabic) via Microsoft Teams under the title “E-Learning: Yes we can, steps towards success”. There were 83 Arabic and Islamic teachers virtually present. The aim of the webinar was to support and motivate all teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies from different schools in Dubai in distance learning. The first steps to successful Arabic distance learning were...

EXCELLENT ABI 2020 IN DUBAI

Excellent Abi 2020 in Dubai Best DISD graduation year ever with a sensational average of 1.98. On June 9, 2020, in compliance with the Corona safety and distance regulations, Consul General Holger Mahnicke presented the Abitur certificates to our 23 graduates at the German Consulate General in Dubai. In addition, the principal Michael Lummel, the head of the secondary school 2,  Mrs. Andrea Schöne as well as the class teacher of 12a, Mrs. Corinna von Häfen, were present in the consulate. The oral...

„Home Schooling“ in STEM means „Home Experiments“

„Home Schooling“ in STEM means „Home Experiments“ Whether in biology, chemistry or physics – experimenting, trying out and discovering continues at DISD despite distance learning. The STEM department ensures that lessons are varied and thus defies the often boring isolation: With imaginative teaching/learning videos produced by the STEM teachers scientists themselves, we ensure that the students are given a vivid introduction to new subjects. Thanks to the “Educreations” app on the iPads, this is possible. Great results were achieved by the students of...

Group Work despite Distance Learning

Group Work despite Distance Learning – French Video Project Language teaching, in particular, thrives on mutual dialogue, which is not easy, especially in times of the corona crisis. The students usually work alone on their weekly plans or occasionally only have the opportunity to use the language to be learned in live sessions.  But this does not have to be in times of digitalization! Classes 8b, 12a and 12b, for example, have tried in small projects to see if group work is...

DISD at “Youth presents”

DISD at “Youth presents” This year, DISD is participating for the first time in the German competition “Jugend präsentiert” (Youth Presents). The competition offers participants the opportunity to deal with the topic of presentation in an extracurricular context. A jury of experts and, in the final round, the audience will evaluate a maximum of 5-minute videos on mathematical-technical-scientific issues with regard to expertise, presentation skills and target group orientation. All students from grade 7 up to the age of 21 can participate...