Find out Which Dubai Areas Have the Lowest School Fees

Find out Which Dubai Areas Have the Lowest School Fees

Living in Dubai is considered a dream for a huge portion of Earth’s population. Although many people claim that the city is overly futuristic and artificial, it remains the closest thing we have to a Utopia — at least in the region.   One of the main concerns parents think of when living in Dubai […]

This Egyptian Student Is the Hero You Never Knew You Needed

This Egyptian Student Is the Hero You Never Knew You Needed

Another day, another post going viral. Egypt’s educational system is not known for being the best – which explains why some parents might do this, or that.   One Egyptian kid, however, has taken to Facebook to rebel against the educational system in the form of funny picture posts — and everyone lauded him as […]

The Cheapest School Supplies in Egypt Will Still Cost You a Fortune

The Cheapest School Supplies in Egypt Will Still Cost You a Fortune

  It’s the beginning of a new school year and every parent in Egypt is broke. The insane increase in products’ prices   has badly affected every corner of our lives. Yet, any education related fees still remain the most painful for everyone involved.   Parents had the shock of their lives this week while […]

Bakri Kabakibi Tells Parents How to Open Their Own International School

Bakri Kabakibi Tells Parents How to Open Their Own International School

This week, education is all what Egyptians seem to talk about. From angry parents breaking into schools after hearing about the tuition fees’ announcement to others ranting on Facebook about schools illegally increasing fees, it is quite the messs.     With all the stress we’ve been enduring, some comedy is, of course, much needed. […]

VIDEO: Parents Break into Europa Schule Kairo School Due to Rise in Fees

VIDEO: Parents Break into Europa Schule Kairo School Due to Rise in Fees

  Egyptians are not having a good time this week. A new set of prices is turning our lives upside down, and everyone is losing it. Whether it’s electricity, car gas, transportation or school supplies, social media is flooding with rants. However, this video takes it up another notch.   Facebook user, Sherif Asaad, posted […]

Actress Emy Salem Rants About AIS Fees to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Actress Emy Salem Rants About AIS Fees to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Every parent in Egypt has been in shock ever since the Egyptian pound floatation decision was made. While every citizen is suffering in their own way, parents — in particular — are finding it challenging to offer their children the best of what Egypt has to offer.     The rise in school fees is […]

Unexpected Lessons: What I Learned from Being Bullied

Unexpected Lessons: What I Learned from Being Bullied

Yes, I know, hard to believe that this social butterfly that is myself was for a large portion of her adolescent life on the receiving end of bullying. All jokes and sarcasm aside, however, I have chosen to write about this for two reasons.   Firstly, I do not think there is enough literature coming […]

Why Egyptian Parents Are Absolutely Happy the Back to School Season Is Here

Why Egyptian Parents Are Absolutely Happy the Back to School Season Is Here

by Mia Helmy

It’s finally happening. Kids are going back to school. Before you judge us and wonder how we’re totes not going to miss the morning cuddles, let us explain what has been going on to parents since Ramadan.   For the past two months, we, AKA parents, have been chasing kids around the country. The beach […]

Amal and George Clooney Change the World for These 3,000 Syrian Refugees

Amal and George Clooney Change the World for These 3,000 Syrian Refugees

Amal and George Clooney may have their hands full right now as the parents of newborn twins. But that’s not stopping them Hollywood’s favorite power couple from getting stuff done.     George is reportedly taking a short break from his acting career to join Amal on her mission to save the world. How, you […]

Two Teachers Killed in A School Shooting in Riyadh

Two Teachers Killed in A School Shooting in Riyadh

On Wednesday May 31st 2017, an Iraqi man and a former Islamic Studies school teacher at Kingdom Schools, killed two teachers and a security guard working in the same school.     According to Arab News, the school’s chairman described the act as that of  “a disgruntled employee.” Indeed, according to another statement made by […]

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