At NAS Dubai, we believe that the right education can encourage and nurture children to become compassionate, responsible global citizens. We motivate students to independently action change in their local and global environments through a host of social purpose activities – from service trips to Tanzania to involvement in student leadership.  
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Creating the future takes a worldwide outlook, but our social programme starts in Dubai. Local projects include supporting charities like the Little Wings Foundation, Dubai Cares, Ramadan Fridges Al Jalila Foundation, which give students a start in engineering real, local change. 

We nurture global citizenship through service work in all our school trips, taken in Secondary (UAE, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal and the NAE Tanzania expedition). They teach our students that they can make a difference in the wider world through focused community work.   

For older students, our IB philosophy includes being internationally minded. They join the annual UNICEF High Level Political Forum in New York, engaging with world leaders and bringing inspiring experiences back to the NAS community. Sixth Form students expand their world view, using trips like this to shape them as future leaders.  
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School Service gives our students a voice in the school community. We encourage everyone to be involved through our: 

  • Student Council 
  • Primary Leadership roles: Digital Leader, Performing Arts Leader, House Captain and Sports Captain
  • Secondary Leadership roles: House Captain, Sports Leader, Form Rep, Anti-Bullying Committee, Cultural Ambassador, Charity Committee, Peer Listener, as well as leaders in every single subject
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Our aim has always been to create a school that feels like a second home --- not just to our students, but to our parents as well. It’s the ideal place for parents to make friends, keep up to date with school events and activities and get involved in school life. 

Every parent at NAS Dubai is automatically a member of the PA – who organise a host of events and socially-orientated projects. It’s a fantastic opportunity to volunteer at the school and show your child what it means to be a global changemaker. 
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