• Book of the Week: Teacher's Pet

    Teacher's Pet by Johanna Hurwitz Cricket has always been the teacher’s pet. Cricket Kaufman isn't popular with her classmates. She's too busy being the teacher's pet. Cricket always knows the right answer. And the teacher always picks her to go on important errands. Now that Cricket is in fourth grade, things have changed. Mrs. Schraalenburgh doesn't have favorites, and she doesn't appreciate tattletales. Besides, Cricket is no longer the smartest student in the class -- not s...

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  • Author of the Month: Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl Roald Dahl was one of the greatest story-tellers of all time. He was born in Llanduff, South Wales, of Norwegian parents, in 1916, and educated in English boarding-schools. Then, in search of adventure, the young Dahl took a job with Shell Oil in Africa. When World War II broke out he joined the RAF as a fighter pilot, receiving terrible injuries and almost dying in a plane crash in 1942. It was following this “monumental bash on the head” and a meeting with C. S. Fore...

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  • AKIS Vacancy: Senior Learning Assistant

      Senior Learning Assistant (Cover Supervisor) – British Curriculum Al Khor International School is one of the largest international schools in the Middle East with over 4,000 students.  We are owned by RasGas and Qatargas, the world’s two largest producers of liquefied natural gas.  The school has exceptional facilities and is located in Al Khor Community, 40 minutes north of Qatar’s capital city Doha. We are now recruiting Senior Learning Assistants (Cover Supervisors) for Septem...

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