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School of Modern Skills
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School of Modern Skills in Dubai
|School name||School of Modern Skills|
|Type of institute||private profit-making K-10 school|
|Curriculum or Student Nationality||Arabic , Islamic, US|
|Qualifications or Courses||UAE|
|Head of school||Dr Yassir Turki (Principal)|
|Executive body or owner|
|Date founded||August 2006|
|Number of students (approx)||600|
|Number of staff (approx)|
|School area, location map||Al Muhaisnah 1 - location map|
|Postal address||PO Box 57475, Dubai, UAE|
|School fees structure||14,313-24,205 dhs per year (2012-2013)|
|Teacher salary range||3,200 - 6,400 dhs per month (estimate only)|
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Dubai School of Modern Skills (SMS) tuition fee structure and general information
|Annual tuition fees (AED) 2012-20132||14,313||14,935||15,450||16,068||16,686||17,304||17,922||18,540||19,158||19,776||20,394||21,012||24,205||24,205|
|Total fees (AED) 2010-2011¹||15,250||15,850||16,850||17,600||18,200||18,800||19,400||20,300||21,350||22,000||22,600||24,200||27,300||n/a|
|Annual tuition fees (AED) 2010-2011¹||13,900||14,500||15,000||15,600||16,200||16,800||17,400||18,000||18,600||19,200||19,800||20,400||23,500|
|Book fees (AED) 2010-2011¹||1,000||1,000||1,500||1,500||1,500||1,500||1,500||1,800||2,200||2,200||2,200||3,200||3,200|
|Uniform fees (AED) 2010-2011¹||350||350||350||500||500||500||500||500||550||600||600||600||600|
- Fees information for 2010-2011 unconfirmed. Actual year of validity not supplied. Might be for 2009-2010?
- Fees information from KHDA, year of validity not stated, fees not confirmed.
- 2013-2014 fees information not supplied. Please send fee structure to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2010-2011 - total fees range AED 15,250-27,300?
- 2009-2010 - application fee AED 500?
- 2008-2009 - registration fee AED 500? Fees information from supplied information, assumed to be for 2008-2009 academic year but not confirmed.
- Other possible school email addresses email@example.com (KHDA info), firstname.lastname@example.org?
- Location Muhaisnah 1 (Muhaisna), 27th Street. Next to Green Wood International School. GPS co-ordinates 25°14'38.95"N, 55°24'56.29"E (25.244153, 55.415637).
15 May 2013
- New head of school is Dr Yassir Turki (principal) (started September 2012?). Previous head, Ms Jessica Griffin is principal at Al Resalah School of Science in Sharjah.
- Email address updated to email@example.com. Previous email was firstname.lastname@example.org, unknown if still valid. English website no longer available at www.dubaisms.net/english/.
04 January 2011
- Principal of school, Wasfeia Al Shaikh (or Wasfia Yousef / Wasfeih / Wasfiah Sheikh?) moved to the Arab American School in Dubai for September 2010? According to the April 2009 KHDA inspection report, principal was Wasfieh Sh. M. Al Yousef.
- New head is Mrs Jessica Griffin? Date of change not supplied.
- English version of website at www.dubaisms.net/english/ but no obvious link on homepage.
16 March 2009
- School of Modern Skills (or Modern Skills School) is an Arabic curriculum school with an English section.
- Fees information for 2007-2008 according to Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) information. Add AED 1000-2200 for books and AED 350-600 for uniform fees.
- Facilities include separate cafeterias for boys and girls, theatre, two heated pools, libray and technology center, sports hall, playground areas, free medical care at the Al Sultan medical centre.
- Principal is Wasfeia Al Shaikh according to SMS website but KHDA information is Lisa Al Saedi.
- Khaleej Times report 26 August 2006 said the Foreign Schools Department, UAE Ministry of Education, and the Dubai Educational Zone (predecessor to the KHDA) refused to approve a school brochure that had a large number of grammatical and spelling mistakes. The authorities also did not approve the attempted appointment of two different candidates for the position of principal.
Schools in or near Al Muhaisnah 1 close to School of Modern Skills
|School name||Level||Curriculum||School fees||Reviews|
|Al Mizhar American Academy||September 2005||K-12||US||39,886-62,176||AMAA reviews|
|Arab Unity School||K-12||Arabic, UK||5,380-8,075|
|Buds Public School||December 1986||K-12||Indian||7,120-12,720|
|Dar Al Marefa School||September 2008||K-10||Arabic/English||25,750-50,000|
|Dubai Arab American School||K-12||UAE/US||12,013-26,780||DAAS reviews|
|Dubai Modern Education School||1996||K-12||UAE, US||10,000-14,000|
|Greenwood International School||September 2006||K-12||Arabic/US||14,675-23,035||GIS reviews|
|Mirdiff Private School||September 1995||K-10||Arabic/US||21,000-32,000|
|New Arab Unity School||September 2007||K-12||Arabic, US||17,500-30,000|
|North American International School Dubai||K-12||Arabic, US||25,750-41,200|
|Royal Dubai School||September 2005||K-10||UK||30,084-37,932||RDS reviews|
|Smart Vision School Dubai||September 2016||primary||UK||29,900-53,900|
Last update 15 May 2014
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