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DISD General Assembly on December 7, 2020

DISD General Assembly on December 7, 2020 On December 7, the DISD Board held its first membership meeting of the 2020/2021 school year. Head of the Board Munier Al-Amoudi led through the second digital assembly held at DISD. There were over 90 registrations, with just over 50 members in attendance on the evening itself. The board was fully represented. First, Consul General Mahnicke welcomed all members and spoke briefly about mobility during the Corona pandemic.   Reports All board divisions reported on activities and developments...

4th graders participate at “Poetry For All” competition

4th graders participate at “Poetry For All” competition Last week, DISD participated in the Emirates NBD “Poetry For All” competition for the first time, represented by two fourth graders. The competition is held annually by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature to honor poetry. As part of the English lessons, which are currently dedicated to the topic “All about School”, Saif Abouzeid and Taline Nassef recited two selected poems. Taline Nassef presented the poem “Dear Mrs Buttler” by Allan Ahlberg, a poem about...

Wellbeing Training for School Mediators

Wellbeing Training for School Mediators News Our Anti-bullying team and our peer mediators are also active this school year and completed training sessions with our school psychologist Mrs. Irina Lisak in October. The topics included emotional health and common conflict triggers. They also discussed how to recognize signs of emotional stress, depression or panic, how to initiate a conversation to get help and how to give and accept constructive feedback. Peer mediators Since the 2018-19 school year, DISD has had a team of peer...

New Employees 2020/21

NEW EMPLOYEES 2020/21 An overview and short introduction of our new employees in the new school year . Please visit the website for the full info on contact persons in Kindergarten, Primary School and Secondary School. Sarina Hoefler has just arrived in Dubai. She will work as a German as a foreign language teacher in the primary school. The Austrian has a teaching degree & a Waldorf degree and last worked in Shenyang, China...

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...