Dubai special needs volunteer programme requires 'commitment and empathy'
Students keen on volunteering at Tender Hearts Arena must commit to a minimum of 45 hours and are required to give a final presentation about what they learnt
Buddy programme helps special needs pupils explore world of art and sport
Jifu Bunnik’s face lit up when she scored a basket surrounded by players of a rival school’s basketball team who cheered her on.
She was among the first batch of students with special needs from Tender Hearts Arena to take part in a twice-a-week after school programme that began this month covering sports, music and art classes with pupils from Ambassador School.
Quest to develop athletes for Special Olympics through inter-school sports
Nurturing a love of sport among children with disabilities ahead of the Special Olympics is the aim of a partnership between a special needs centre and mainstream schools across Dubai. Teachers at Tender Hearts Arena say playing sports and learning alongside students will stimulate and motivate children with special needs.
The righteousness of the proverb - “Where there is a will, there is a way” was finally proven when - at the 15th UAE Inter School Environmental Public Speaking Contest – Ambassador School won the 1st position not only in the ‘Sub-Senior level’ but also went on to win the ‘Annual Rolling Trophy of 2015’ by being declared the top scorer among the 66 participating teams across the seven emirates.
18th January 2015
Ambassador School today hosted a highly interactive session with Mr. Bob Musiker, CEO and Founder of Summer Discovery, to provide its high school students an understanding of how Summer Schools work and what benefits would the student derive out of the same.
Well done Viswesh!
ASD is proud to have it’s Grade 7 genius feature in The National, UAE!
The special culminating session of the prestigious competition, World Scholar’s Cup, the
Tournament of Champions was held at the Ivy League prestigious, ‘Yale University’ from
21st November to 24th November 2014.