Dubai International Academy has a well-qualified faculty with international teaching credentials from over 30 different countries. The student/teacher ratio is 12:1.
Through dynamic cycles of inquiry, action and reflection teachers enable and support students as they develop the approaches to learning they need – for both academic and personal success. They support sensitively to the needs of the students through fully differentiated lesson plans, stimulating learning environments and a variety of teaching strategies.
In addition to the detailed school reports each semester, parents are updated through regular PTC and on-line communication.
IB teachers are given access to:
-high quality professional development that encourages critical thinking, self-reflection and dedication to lifelong learning and continuous improvement
-innovative and diverse education frameworks, unit planners, teaching resources and evaluation tools
-certification and degree programmes offered by highly respected universities worldwide
-a pedagogy known to produce students who are motivated to continue inquiry and lifelong learning, beyond school study.
-centres on learners
-develops effective approaches to teaching and learning
-works within global contexts, helping students understand different languages and cultures
-explores significant content, developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary understanding that meets rigorous international standards.