The Growth of Nursery Schools in Dubai

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					          The Growth of Nursery Schools in Dubai
     While the opinion may be divided over the pros and cons of the various education
 approaches, it is true that when it comes to teaching their tots, residents prefer to opt for a
                              British curriculum nursery in Dubai.

As one grows from being an infant to the various stages of adult human life, it is the
early childhood stage that can perhaps be considered as being the most vital of them all.
It is during this time period that the foundations to the core developmental skills are laid.
Any glitches or shortcomings here and there are bound to be far reaching implications in
the physical and cognitive skills of a child from a socio-emotional perspective.

Even within this time period, the stages from an infant to the age of 3 prove to be most
crucial to the mental stimulation and subsequent development of a child. The peculiar
conditions during this time period are such that essential skills do not develop in an
isolated fashion. Rather, they take on a mutual growth approach, supporting and fuelling
each other simultaneously. Thus, each step acts as the foundation stone for the next
one and the strength of one determines the growth potential of the next.

Dubai has long been known for its highly favourable conditions in terms of personal as
                                          well as professional growth opportunities.
                                          Over the years, it has grown into being a
                                          veritable melting pot of cultures, nationalities
                                          and linguistics. Popular among the expat
                                          community, Dubai offers a true microcosm
                                          of a global lifestyle. With the elders flying
                                          into Dubai, the kids weren’t that far behind.

                                                The authorities through the Knowledge and
                                                Human Development Authority (KHDA)
                                                recognized the need for proper monitoring of
                                                the development in the education sector.
                                                According to the authorities, all nurseries in
Dubai that enrol students less than six years of age fall under the early childhood
education category. Thus, a decade after the UAE was introduced to kindergartens and
nurseries, the first one with an official license opened in Dubai in the mid ‘eighties.

Since those humble beginnings back then, the early childhood education sector has
been reporting stellar growth numbers. In the past decade or so, quite a few players
have established their nursery schools in Dubai. While each of these nurseries and
especially those in the private nursery and kindergarten segment claims to offer a quality
education system for kids, not all of them are the same.

While the opinion may be divided over the pros and cons of the various education
approaches, it is true that when it comes to teaching their tots, residents prefer to opt for
a British curriculum nursery in Dubai. At the end of the day however, do remember
to keep the child’s interests in mind, for each child deserves the best that they can get.

				
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Description: Juliette Winser is the Public Relations Manager of The Kensington Nursery Dubai. The Kensington Nursery is managed by Jane Gammage, a dedicated and seasoned educator with more than a decade's experience in education and the British Early Years Foundation Stage. Jane is supported by our international team of teachers and teaching assistants, all of whom hold relevant vocational qualifications. She enjoys yielding ideas on topics such as <a href=