Arcadia School - Dubai Branch
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 13-May-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. Agility in ensuring a smooth transition to accessible and equitable online distance learning

2. Students' engagement in purposeful learning activities

3. Effective and responsive communication with parents

Areas for development in the Distance Learning Profile
1. Further develop contingency and scenario planning in preparation for the coming academic year.

2. Further enhance students' wellbeing by developing opportunities for students to interact and collaborate more with each other during live sessions and by ensuring they have an age-appropriate balance of screen time and other learning activities.