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CBSE Class X Students to Be Graded on New System

DUBAI - Class X students of the Indian Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) do not have to battle it out for percentages this year as they will be evaluated according to a new grading system that the board has introduced for the final examinations, beginning this week.

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I Want More Nationals Taking Up Teaching

Khaleej Times brings you an interview with Dr. Christine Coombe, Assessment Leader for the Higher Colleges of Technology and English Faculty at the Dubai Men’s College, who has become the first teacher from the Middle East to be elected President of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), the largest organisation of English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers in the world.

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What’s the right teaching method?

DUBAI - Some students find conversations with the teacher on the birds they notice on the way to school informative. Some prefer a power point presentation on the birds in the UAE while others respond to a drawing assignment on the local birds.

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US Community Colleges Beckon Students

DUBAI — When a teenager enters his last year of school, conversations at the dinner table shift from homework dilemmas and weekend plans to the best university to apply to and how to fund education overseas.

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