Life in the UAE: A Single Educator’s Perspective

I am often asked questions about my experience in the UAE.  I’m always happy to answer, but know that I can only speak from the perspective of a young, single, childless professor living and working in Abu Dhabi. With that being said, allow me to answer some of the most recently asked questions about work and finances.

 

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What’s it like being an educator in Abu Dhabi?

Try to remember that the education system in Abu Dhabi is still in the process of reform. Instruction is done in English, and learning no longer means simply memorizing and parroting back the information your teacher told you. This has an effect on schools from KG all the way up through Higher Ed. Since you likely come from a country that is older than  the UAE, which is only 43 years young, and are an experienced educator, you are an asset to this system.

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