Dubai International Academy
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 12-May-2020  was:

Developed
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.
ZONE-A ZONE-B ZONE-C
Students’ distance learning and wellbeing Teaching and monitoring students’ learning Leading and managing students’ learning
Attendance and participation
Safeguarding
Learning opportunities
Equity of access
Wellbeing
Planning and delivery
Sharing intended learning outcomes
Distance learning programme
Monitoring and assessing learning
Agility
Contingency
Communication and engagement
Resources management
Positive features of the Distance Learning Profile
1. The quality of curriculum planning and the variety of learning opportunities provided to students

2. Students' attitudes to distant learning and their attendance

3. The IT resources available to students and teachers
Areas for development in the Distance Learning Profile
1. Ensure all Safeguarding policies, including cyber safety, are well shared and understood by students and parents.

2. Further promote students' wellbeing and ensure a good balance between screen time and other learning activities.

3. Improve the frequency and the level of detail in the communications to parents about how well their children are learning.