Deira Private School
The Distance Learning Evaluation is designed to create a shared set of expectations around distance learning, and to enable parents to make the right education choice for their children. This Evaluation was carried out through discussions with school leaders, review of students’ work, observation of online lessons, and feedback from parents, students and teachers.
Summary of Findings
The school’s Distance Learning Profile, as evaluated by KHDA, on 03-June-2020  was:

The table below provides an overview of the status of development of each Theme.
This is represented by three colours, green for Developed, amber for Partially Developed and red for Not Developed.
Students’ distance learning and wellbeing Teaching and monitoring students’ learning Leading and managing students’ learning
Attendance and participation
Learning opportunities
Equity of access
Planning and delivery
Sharing intended learning outcomes
Distance learning programme
Monitoring and assessing learning
Communication and engagement
Resources management
Positive features of the Distance Learning Profile
1- Students’ online learning experiences with appropriate balance between screen time and other learning activities

2- School’s safeguarding procedures and policies that ensure a safe online learning environment

3- School’s effective technology resources that ensured the smooth transition to distance learning program

Areas for development in the Distance Learning Profile
1- Ensure that intended learning outcomes and constructive feedback are shared with students and parents.

2- Develop a systematic process for reviewing the distance learning program to ensure improvement in planning particularly in the longer term.

3- Consider an effective process for sharing regular updates with parents about their children's learning, and addressing their concerns with trend analysis to ensure better support.