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International Day 2018 – Appeal for your help

One school – many nationalities Celebrating our cultural diversity.   Knowing and understanding the diversity in culture, religion, mentality and nationality of our students serves as a basis for a peaceful togetherness with mutual and respectful understanding at our school. With the motto “One School – many Nationalities – Celebrating our cultural diversity” a first International Day will take place at DISD on September 20th 2018, organized by the Parent’s Council. The exact date is to be announced. The stands of the...

Peer Mediator Training at DISD

Peer Mediator Training at DISD Last week the Peer Mediator Training started at DISD. Students from classes 6 to 9 are being  prepared for their task in 4 x 3 hour training sessions. They learn important skills, e.g. active listening, formulating I-messages, conducting discussions and how to find a solution or a compromise. Peer mediation is a type of conflict consulting among students. In the words of the students it means “ending the argument among ourselves without teachers, settling the dispute verbally, abiding...

Iftar at DISD

Iftar at DISD Our annual Iftar took place on Wednesday, May 23rd. Prior, more than 150 tickets had been sold. The guests gathered before sunset in the school canteen, which had been decorated by Arabic and Marketing departments. Arabic fabrics and lights decked the tables and like every year, a cozy majlis had been set up. The buffet had been delivered by a Lebanese restaurant in Silicon Oasis and everyone enjoyed the large variety of Arabic starters and mains. The parents...

Common Room for Secondary School 2 opens

Common Room for Secondary School 2 opens Our Secondary School Students were happy when their Common Room opened yesterday. The room was designed with ideas by the students and different areas invite to learn and relax together. For their free time, they even got a table soccer! Besides the design, they were also involved in writing the rules for the room, which they now happily play by. ...

Last Ultimate Racenight

Last Ultimate Racenight The Race Night of Ultimate Athletics ended on May 10th with the 5th and final race. Our students could score great results in the age groups. In the league tables our most successful runner Malakai Hoover could place the 4th place after tight competition in the 80 m, 150 m and 300 m races. The DISD athletes reached good places in the upper middle field: U9 Girls: Maila Lake, 9th place U11 Boys: Aba Marko Biro, 9th place U11 Girls: Julie Lake, 6th...

German Telephone Booth installed as Book Swap

German Telephone Booth installed as Book Swap For some weeks now, a piece of German history stands in the school’s foyer. The yellow telephone booth, which had a place on every German street corner in the past, has found its way to Dubai, after many detours and efforts. German teacher at DISD, Mr Thilo Berk, had the idea, after becoming aware of the many „Upcycling“ projects with the telephone booth in Germany. He set a goal to bring a telephone booth to...

Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Ceremony Thirty graduates of the German Abitur and six graduates of Secondary School I received their certificates in a festive setting on May 10th at the German International School Dubai. Around 200 guests had followed the invitation of the principal and board...

Successful first informative Job Fair

Successful first informative Job Fair at DISD More than 50 professionals came on Monday evening, May 14th to share their knowledge with our students. The teenagers happily took this chance to ask questions and the evening was inspiring for all participants. The event was organized by two mothers in parent’s council, Mrs Rima Noah and Mrs Manuela Meitza with the objective to help the students of year 8 to 11...

German Job Fair at DISD

German Job Fair at DISD For the first time this year, we will host an informative Job Fair for our secondary school students. In a relaxed atmosphere, they will be able to ask experts questions about their potential dream job. Around 30 professionals will be present to advice the students. You can find a list of all attending experts including their industries here. The Job Fair will take place on Monday, May 14th, 2018 from 7 – 9 pm at...

DISD proactive for a good school climate

DISD proactive for a good school climate New projects against bullying and for a stronger school community How are our students? To find out, the school counselor Silke Glaab conducted a representative survey in grades 4 to 9 in February 2018. The goal was to receive a realistic assessment of the school climate as a basis for educational measures. In line with the national “National Bullying Prevention Week”, led by KHDA,...