As a rapidly expanding educational institution, with a number of British curricular schools under its umbrella, Star Education is proud to announce its first American Curricular school, Bright Learners Private School, located in Al Rashidiya, Dubai. The announcement comes in line with the institution’s recent mission to create a quality assured board of schools that encompass a broad spectrum of curricula.
Aligned with the Massachusetts state standards and the UAE’s National Curriculum for Arabic and Islamic Studies, the campus offers personalised learning provided by a team of highly-qualified US educators, to allow students to have an authentic American education in Dubai. The campus serves students from Pre-K through to Grade 5, with plans to further expand and offer levels up to 12th grade. Bright Learners Private School specialises in English, Maths, Science, Arabic Studies, Islamic Studies, Art, Music, and Physical Education. To provide students with the ability to thrive physically, the school grounds hold an array of state-of-the-art sporting facilities, including a multi-purpose sports hall, football pitch, swimming pools, and padel tennis courts.
The curriculum offers a combination of 21st-century, digital technology, and traditional student-centred learning practices
The curriculum offers a combination of 21st-century, digital technology, and traditional student-centred learning practices to ensure the children achieve academic success and social growth. Bright Learners Private School strives to promote inquiry-based learning, independent thinking, and social and emotional holistic development. The core subjects from Pre-K through to Grade 5 are delivered through the framework of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and National Standards for Social Studies (NSSS). Arabic and Islamic studies are carried out through the approved Ministry of Education (MOE) framework.
Bright Learners commenced the 2021 academic year with its newly appointed Principal, Sulaiman Akbar, who holds over two decades of educational experience, a Master’s degree in Special Education from PACE University in New York City, and a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Georgia State University. Commenting on Star Education announcing Bright Learner’s as their first American School, Principal Sulaiman Akbar shares “Having Bright Learners become part of Star Education offers many benefits, such as senior leaders sharing of professional knowledge and schools allocating resources more efficiently, learning from and supporting one another by sharing practice and opportunities for children to reach their highest potential”.
“Having Bright Learners become part of Star Education offers many benefits”
Founded in 2005, Star Education is a leading educational institution housing Star International School located in Mirdif, Star Al Twar, and soon to launch its secondary school in Star Al Qusais. Star Education prides its success on the accredited educational programmes and continues to offer its students the latest hi-tech facilities and advanced curriculums for optimal learning.
Gill Roberts, Director of Education, Star Education, comments: “The collaboration of the three schools offers significant benefits to its stakeholders including a transparent share of good practice between senior management and teachers to ensure the highest quality of education. In addition, staff members have access to increased opportunities to work with and observe leaders from within the institution, and access to well-defined and robust structures and processes.”