Ensure Physical , emotional and psychological wellbeing of learners – How to stop bullying in schools: What works, what doesn’t

4,534 ViewsEveryone knows bullying is a huge problem, and we all need to work to stop it. But how? The science is unclear. While school districts across the country spend millions of dollars each year to combat bullying, not all anti-bullying programs work equally — and some of the most Read more…

Ensure Physical , emotional and psychological wellbeing of learners -How parents, teachers and kids can take action to prevent bullying

1,872 ViewsTake Practice Test after Reading this Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and involves an imbalance of power or strength. It is a repeated behavior and can be physical, verbal, or relational. While boys may bully others using more physical means; girls often bully others by social exclusion. Read more…

Ensure Physical , emotional and psychological wellbeing of learners – Bullying and its Consequences

2,103 ViewsTake Practice Test after Reading this Bullying is defined as repeated verbal, physical, social or psychological behaviour that is harmful and involves the misuse of power by an individual or group towards one or more persons. Bullying is when someone gains power over another person by hurting or harming Read more…

UAE heritage and culture, including Islamic values-The Arts and Humanities

5,243 ViewsSupport for the Arts. The state generously supports writers, painters, actors, and folk dancers. Sharjah is particularly active in promoting culture and was chosen by UNESCO as the Arab Cultural Capital in 1998. Literature. The oral tradition remains strong, particularly storytelling and poetry, and most state events are accompanied by poetry Read more…

UAE heritage and culture, including Islamic values-Religion

3,709 ViewsReligious Beliefs. Islam dominates all aspects of life. Most Emiratis are members of the Sunni sect. Matters relating to marriage, divorce, inheritance, economics, politics, and personal conduct are affected by Sharia (Islamic) law. Emaritis are tolerant toward other religions, and immigrants of other faiths are allowed to have their own places of Read more…

UAE heritage and culture, including Islamic values-Social Stratification

2,952 ViewsClasses and Castes. Emirati society is divided into two social categories: the nationals ( Al-Muwateneen ) and the foreign immigrants, referred to as the incomers ( Al-Wafedeen ). Citizens are subdivided into four main social classes: (1) the ruling sheikhly families, whose members hold the highest political positions and power and have immense wealth Read more…

UAE heritage and culture, including Islamic values-Urbanism, Architecture, and the Use of Space

2,671 ViewsBefore 1960, the only settlements were small towns and villages. Oil resources have enabled massive modernization. Towns have been transformed from mud-walled communities into commercial capitals integrated in the global economy. Because of the small population and harsh desert interior, 80 percent of the population lives in the coastal Read more…