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New Employees at DISD

New Employees 2021/22 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. May 2022 Katharina Koenig is the new school psychologist at DISD. After her studies in Germany, she worked in Shanghai/China at various international schools for the past 12 years. She sees herself as a companion who works with her students in a solution-oriented way to...

Culture exchange at joint Iftar

As a part of the continuous endeavor in bringing all cultures together, our Principal Michael Lummel followed the invitation for a joint Iftar for all principals of Dubai’s private schools at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City on Saturday organized by the Department of Mohammad Bin Rashid Centre for Islamic Culture. Our principal shared the table with Dr. Mohammed Ayada Alkobaisi, Grand Mufti of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, who was giving the keynote speech. Michael Lummel himself had the...

Podcast with former National Football Player Christian Träsch and DISD football talent Milla Frömmel

In Dubai it all started, and it has now come to an end: Here in June 2009, he put on the national jersey for the first time, and now professional football player Christian Träsch has ended his career. In October, our DISD soccer teams had the opportunity to take part in a training session with the ex-national player. Christian Träsch began his professional career in 2008 with VfB Stuttgart. He played 207 Bundesliga games,...

Podcast project by grade 6

During distance learning in January 2022, our six graders created podcasts in German class. The fables performed are from the fable book “The Swan in Love” by Florian Russi. He visited our school three years ago and had presented his book. The idea was a creative exploration of the fables. The students worked out a tutorial on their own and learned how to record and edit podcasts, add sound and audio files. Click on the images below and listen to the wonderful...

DISD @ FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR

DISD @ FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR Under the motto Reconnect, the Frankfurt Book Fair took place at the end of October. Our librarians Mrs. Scherneck and Mrs. Krauser took the opportunity to connect with many publishers and authors. The Frankfurt Book Fair had thousands of new publications to offer this year as well. But who is supposed to read all that and how do you find the best reads? Our two librarians, Ms. Scherneck and Ms. Krauser, did their utmost to select and purchase...

Joint evening for the DISD staff

Joint evening for the DISD staff On Oct. 7, the DISD Board of Directors invited the entire staff of the German International School Dubai (DISD) to a joint dinner at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk, in compliance with Corona requirements. It has been an annual tradition for the Board to invite the staff as a thank you at the end of the school year. Due to the Corona pandemic, this was not possible in the last two school years and has now been...

School Enrolment Ceremony 2021

School Enrolment Ceremony 2021 We are very pleased that we were able to personally welcome our first graders and their parents to the school enrolment ceremony again this school year. On Thursday, 02.09. and Sunday, 05.09. the students of grades 1a to 1d were able to accept our invitation. The official welcome was given by the School Principal Mr. Lummel, the Head of Primary School Ms Rehbein and the class teachers Ms Ehmanns, Ms Hägi, Ms Zahn and Ms Begovic. The two...

Model United Nations Conference

Model United Nations Conference On 27 May 2021, grade 11a had a very special project in their English class with Ms Kolburan. The students simulated a United Nations conference on climate change under Model United Nations. Each student presented a specific country at the simulated conference and had to convince the other delegates of the participating countries of their own interests, proposals and solutions to climate change. In addition to specialist knowledge and a willingness to discuss, the students were also...

Opening of the expanded DISD School Clinic

Opening of the newly expanded DISD school clinic The newly expanded school clinic was opened with an official photo session on May 23. The event was attended by Principal Michael Lummel and his deputy, Dr. Sammy Wafi, as well as Head of Administration Nadja Röhrle and Facility Manager Bibinosh Cherian, and the DISD Board Member for Property Bernd Schmidt. Principal Lummel and Board Member Schmidt each addressed Dr. Keli and her team briefly and took the opportunity to tour the new space,...