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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...

New Employees at DISD

New Employees 2021 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. September 2021 Sara Striewski is new at our school and works as an assistant teacher in the Delfin group. Ms Striewski was born and raised in Berlin. For the last two years she has been living in Dubai with her husband and their daughter. It is very...

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,...

DISD-Book Club

DISD-Book Club Since the beginning of March, there is a book club for frequent readers at the secondary school library BiblioThopia. It’s a great initiative as part of the reading initiative. The club brings some advantages to frequent readers and has been enthusiastically accepted by many students. The number of frequent readers has already increased noticeably in two weeks. We invited our librarian and club founder Jessica Scherneck for an interview: What was your motivation to start this book club? Jessica Scherneck: We have some...

DISD Reading Competition in March 2021

DISD Reading Competition Based on the nationwide reading competition that takes place every year in Germany, a reading competition was held again this year at the German International School Dubai (DISD). In the run up to the competition, the best two or three readers in each grade were chosen by their classmates. These candidates were then allowed to read a section of text from their favorite book in front of their classmates and were then evaluated by the jury, consisting of students...

Official Visit

Official Visit On February 24, Dr. Omar Al-Muthanna, CEO of our licensor CDA (Community Development Authority) and Mr. Taleb Al Dhanhani, Director of Licensing at CDA followed the invitation to a special school tour at DISD. Mr. Andreas Wegner, Deputy Consul General of the German Consulate General in Dubai and DISD School Manager together with principal Michael Lummel and vice principal Dr. Sammy Wafi showed the guests the DISD premises, including the sports facilities, libraries and laboratories, accompanied by Dr. Munier Al-Amoudi,...

Project Days in Primary School

The project days of the DISD Primary School took place from February 28th to March 2nd. Each grade had its own theme. “As an integral part of the curriculum, project days are designed for children to engage intensively with a particular topic. Various teaching and learning methods are used in a targeted manner to promote independent learning. The project days are always a welcome change in the school day and are enthusiastically accepted by the children. Creative results are achieved, which...