DISD building, street and palm trees


DISD: Regional Training Center

for the Arab region and South Africa/Namibia.

The German International School Dubai is the Regional Training Center (ReFo Center) of all German Schools Abroad in Region L (Arab Region and South Africa/Namibia). The appointed process facilitator of the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) is Christian Metken.

The training program is aimed at teachers who teach at one of the German schools abroad in the region. It is planned by the Pedagogical Advisory Board of the region with the aim of securing and increasing the quality of teaching at the German schools abroad. The Pedagogical Advisory Board is composed of all principals of the German schools abroad in Region L and the process facilitator Mr. Christian Metken. 

The main areas of continuing education include: Inclusion, Middle Management, Learning Effective Instruction, German as a Foreign Language (DaF), German Language Specialized Instruction (DFU), German International Abitur (DIA). 


Christian Metken M.A.

ZfA process facilitator Region L

Here you will find an overview of thetraining events planned for thecalendar year 2023.