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National Day: NIS celebrates the UAE’s Jubilee

Our entire community came together to commemorate the UAE’s 50th National Day.

ISP Poetry Competition Winners

– International Schools Partnership recently announced the winners of the ISP Poetry Competition: 5 students from across 4 schools in the UAE – Khaild in Grade 11, is the winner

Guinness World Record at International Schools Partnerships

ISP students came together in a unique way to start our countdown to the UAE’s 50th National Day by attempting a Guinness World Record. To read more about our History

ISP Reading Challenge – We love reading!

On the International Day of Literacy this year, International Schools Partnership (ISP) launched its first annual ISP Reading Challenge. The month-long challenge for our schools in the Middle East, encourages

How schools are bringing Expo 2020 in classrooms

All ISP Middle East schools are excited about the Expo 2020 happening in Dubai. Find out what they have planned to bring Expo 2020 in classrooms and ensure students get

To thank our outstanding students for their amazing academic results and recognize those who have grown with our school, NIS organized the first annual ‘Legacy Dinner’.

NIS students joined a global platform for future leaders

Our students recently took part in the ISP Virtual Model United Nations Conference. This was an opportunity for students from different ISP schools around the world to experience an educational,

Reaching the top rung

With thousands of students competing for a place at their university of choice, it has certainly become inevitable that students need to devise unique ways to stand apart from the rest, without compromising on their academic performance.   

ISP launches a football school programme in Spain with Villarreal

As an ISP Schools we strive to ensure the learning journey of each of our students includes chances to experience learning outside of the classroom and connect with other ISP

When asked to interview a female role model that inspired her, NIS Grade 12 student, Raheel, did not think twice about who she wanted to interview.

At Nibras International School we know that reading is an important part of a child’s development, it sparks their imagination and increases communication skills. Going beyond ‘reading’ by talking to

Our students are still meeting their peers from around the world

Nibras International School is part of International Schools Partnership, which means along with the other benefits that come with being a part of a global group, our students also get

‘Dear me’: Why these UAE students write letters to their future self

Earlier this academic year we asked our community to share letters for their future selves, as part of our “Writing Letters for Tomorrow” campaign. Friday Magazine has published some letters

To celebrate World Poetry Day, the International Schools Partnership (ISP) has launched a student Poetry Contest across the UAE. The group, which has four schools in the country – The

Teaching and Living Abroad During COVID-19

Teaching and living abroad is an intense experience, especially in these challenging times. Our Head of Secondary, Ms. Debra Willacey, shared her experiences with her Alma Mater Florida State University.

Nibras International School becomes a member of the National Honor Society

Dubai-based Nibras International School (NIS), part of International Schools Partnership (ISP), a global group of schools, has received the prestigious National Honor Society affiliate status for the 2020-2021 school year.

NIS Dubai is one of the Best Schools in the UAE

Nibras International School was featured in the last Gulf News Special Issue on the Best Schools in the UAE. Page 6: In this recent interview with Gulf News, our Principal,

The ISP Virtual Buddy Exchange : A Coordinator’s Perspective

Brandon Lewis, our Director of International Studies shares with ISP his experience and feedback on the Buddy Exchange Programme held virtually for the first time this year.

Find Out How School Is Safe With International Schools Partnership

ISP schools in Dubai have welcomed their students back to school. Read all about our safety measures in this article on

Nibras International School appoints new Principal

International Schools Partnership (ISP), a global group of schools that own and operate Nibras International School (NIS), have appointed Dr. Jay Teston as the new Principal for the 2020 –

An ‘Out of this World’ Experience for students from Nibras International School

Our Grade 5 students recently had an out of this world experience, when they met astronaut candidate”, Mohammed Sallam. They had many questions for the only remaining Arab participant from

Nibras Alumni Success Story – Ayah Maklad

Name: Ayah Maklad Course: Bachelor in Interior Design University: American University Dubai – Class of 2020 Nibras International School – Class of 2016

Our International Learning Opportunities Don’t Stop – ISP Launches the Virtual Buddy Exchange Programme

Many of our International Learning Opportunities have been postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak, but we don’t believe that these opportunities should stop. Taking into consideration the incredible success of

Adapting to the new normal

E-Learning and distance learning is something we are all experiencing right now. Click here to read what our principal said to Gulf News about the E-learning happening at our school.

Inspiring students by climbing mountains

Recently, students of Nibras International School had the privilege of meeting Tima Deryan, the youngest Arab to summit the highest mountain in the world. Along with this title she also

Introducing our new Head of Teaching and Learning

As we remain committed to igniting the torch of learning in every child, we are proud to introduce our new Head of Teaching and Learning, Daspo Yiappos who has recently

The importance of a Buddy

At Nibras International School we understand just how much students learn from each other, and that is why we are actively involved in the International School Partnership (ISP) Buddy Exchange

Nibras hosted successful celebrations of the UAE National Day

Nibras International School celebrated the 48th UAE National Day with day-long festivities organized by the school for students, families and staff. The celebrations commenced with the raising of the UAE

ISP launches a unique collaborative learning platform – “The Learning Hub” – across its network of global schools

The International Schools Partnership (ISP) is a growing group of globally located international schools, united in their common goal of being the school of choice in their local area. Learning

Nibras International School – An American Education

As part of the International Schools Partnership, a global group of 40 schools, Nibras International School (NIS) is one of the few affordable American curriculum schools in Dubai to be

World Cancer Day – 4 February 2019

Our Grade 6 students created this amazing video to raise awareness on World Cancer Day.

Uniform shop opens Saturday August 18

New uniform stock has arrived and the staff from Trutex School Uniform Wholesalers are unpacking and getting ready for students to come in.

Student Voice – Calculus Roller Coaster Project

By: Ayat, Niko and Suzanne – Nibras International School Our Calculus teacher always has creative ideas, especially when it comes to Calculus. At the beginning of the year, it was

Nibras students flourish at the ISP Model United Nations event in Spain

By Brandon Lewis, Social Studies Teacher at Nibras International School It was both an honor and privilege to represent Nibras International School and the UAE at the first International Schools

KHDA survey shows NIS students are happy and connect well with their teachers

By John Malone, Nibras School Counselor In December our Grade 6-9 students took a KHDA well-being survey on the students’ overall wellbeing in our school. The aim of this survey

NIS Principal assures Dubai Educational Forum that low fees don’t prevent a high-quality education

Today I attended the 4th Expert Leaders Conference in Dubai as a panelist answering a question that weighs on the minds of many parents looking for the best education for

The New Kindergarten at Nibras

This academic year at Nibras International School Dubai, we have made many positive changes within our Kindergarten department.  Our learning environment has seen the most significant change, adapting the Reggio

Nibras International School is now NEASC accredited

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) is an accreditation body that endorses a high-quality education program. It is voluntary for schools and reviews virtually every area of

“Operationalized” Culture Preserving Emirati Heritage

By Hessa Jame (Grade 8) and Rish Aiyer (Grade 11) from Nibras International School Many may not realize it when they attend a festival or celebration of any sort, but

Mini Dubai Cycling Tour

Last week some students from the middle school attended the Mini Dubai Cycling Tour. The event was hosted by Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Tour. The students raced against numerous

Gifted and Talented

I am writing to you to introduce you to the Gifted and Talented (G&T) initiative and to inform you of the processes we are currently putting into place for our

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