Hartland International School Blog

February 6, 2017

A culture of “yet”. The importance of growth mind-set... and John Legend. - Part Two

In 2005, having previously not been a sportsperson, my mother decided that she...

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February 6, 2017

A culture of “yet”. The importance of growth mind-set... and John Legend. - Part One

“I don’t have a musical bone in my body”, “I’m not sporty, no one in my house is”...

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January 29, 2017

Exercise is key!

Children, without a doubt, are affected by the fast pace of modern family life. Children can also be affected by stressful events, such as moving to a new country or moving to a new school...

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January 27, 2017

Integrated Technology in the classroom

At Hartland, students are taught the principles of information and computation, how digital systems work, and how to put this knowledge to use through programming...

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December 21, 2016

The Joys of Doing Nothing

All children need a break! In today’s fast paced day to day way of life, it has never been more important for children to actively engage in doing nothing. There is a myth that doing nothing...

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December 5, 2016

It's never too early...

Chores, chores, chores. I am already tired by saying this word... a chore. I wrote this word four times; I am exhausted! Yes, this word somehow has the ability to make me feel resentful, annoyed and pestered.

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November 28, 2016

Festive Boxes Donation

This year again, we are launching the festive box operation at Hartland. The aim is to help the less fortunate and send a message of gratitude for all the work they do by gifting them with a festive box.

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November 28, 2016

Wellness Programme

As part of our ongoing effort in contributing to a healthy lifestyle for our students and parents, at Hartland we organize yoga classes offered for free as part of our wellness programme. For more information, please contact admissions@hartlandinternational.com

November 28, 2016

Chinese Studies for Parents

We at Hartland, want to contribute to a culture of knowledge for our students and parents. Our parents will have the opportunity to receive a Chinese Study Programme from our school Mandarin provider, the Chinese Language Institute in Dubai from January 2017.

March 3, 2016

Education: the killer of innovation?

There is a lot of buzz in the UAE about ‘Innovation’. The Official Summit for Arab Education and Innovation was recently held was, sponsored by the UAE Ministry of Education. November there was the...

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July 22, 2015

Child Development Stages

At some point, all parents are very likely to have conversations with teachers and other education professionals to discuss their child’s development. It is important therefore, that...

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July 16, 2015

New School, New Teachers

At the beginning of each academic year, Dubai welcomes a host of new teachers eager to begin their adventure in teaching overseas. Just like the children they are about to teach, they arrive on their...

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July 8, 2015

Sustaining your kids learning during Summer

Summer learning activities for kids are very important in the educational journey of every child, and a primary method to avoid the phenomenon of Summer Learning Loss...

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July 2, 2015

How to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Learning is by definition ‘the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught’. Some key words often used to define learning are...

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June 22, 2015

How to Evaluate and Choose the Right School in Dubai

Every summer thousands of families face major changes in their lives as they relocate to different countries. Some will have moved a number of times, touching many continents...

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June 7, 2015

Opening a school in Dubai

Setting up a new school is one of the most demanding yet rewarding challenges in education. The effort and thought that goes into the finer detail of setting up a school is incredible and the enjoyment...

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May 28, 2015

Visiting Hartland - The Reality!

Yesterday we went to visit the site for the first time, which was such an amazing experience! Actually being in the school, envisioning how it will look and feel when it is full of excited children and families...

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May 25, 2015

Visiting Hartland - at last!

Over the next few weeks we will finally be taking our registered parents on the first tours of Hartland as the building is completed and our furniture arrives. We are so excited to bring our vision to life...

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May 17, 2015

Creative and Innovative Professional Development

How many of us remember training days, whatever our profession, where hours were spent listening to guest...

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May 13, 2015

Kind and a little bit strict

Starting a new school means that you can do things a little bit differently. The challenge of putting something in place, of bringing the years of experience together to translate a vision into practice, these are the...

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April 20, 2015

Tips on Choosing the Best School for your Kids in Dubai

Selecting the best school for your child is a huge responsibility, especially when you have just moved into a new place like Dubai There are so many choices but making the...

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