Sadiqa Basiri Saleem
Sadiqa and three other women pooled their money. They provided 36 girls with uniforms, supplies and funding to study in an abandoned mosque. Outcries against “superfluous” women’s education and anonymous threats poured in, but the Oruj Learning Center flourished. The Center now educates over 2,700 girls in six schools and more than 200 women at four literacy centers.
Bahrain Alternative Education & Homeschooling
Holds regular discussion groups about alternative education.
Education and Schools in Bahrain
For expat families looking for alternative methods, the only other option is to home-school children.
School Liaison Officer
Home School Support (5%) -Provide information and offer services that support the needs of home schoolers (e.g., Technology Labs, Youth Homework Centers, Fine Arts, Physical Education). Bahrain School is a US Department of Defense school located in Juffair, Manama.
Cairo Homeschooling Network
For homeschooling families in the Cairo, Egypt, area wishing to share ideas, support, material, experience and organize events with other homeschooling families. Contact the group owner to join.
Homeschooling in Kuwait
A young mother’s blog about homeschooling her toddlers.
Living in Kuwait Forum
Forum for homeschoolers and stay-at-home moms.
Homeschooling in Pakistan
I’m a mother of two girls whom I homeschool. Mars is 9 and Bear is almost 6. I am from Singapore and am married to a Pakistani. We have two homes–one in Singapore and one in Islamabad, Pakistan. We live mostly in Islamabad though and visit my family in Singapore twice a year.
Doha Home Educators
We are a group of families living in Qatar and learning at home who come together to celebrate our diverse world.
Jeddah Homeschoolers’ Network
Homeschool support and information for parents in Jeddah and the surrounding area of Saudi Arabia. Forum is for females only.
Our Saudi Arabian Adventure at KAUST
Our family of 7 has embarked on an adventure to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where my husband Mark will be working in the Research Computing department. This blog is to share our adventures with friends and family in the United States.
Home-schooling in Turkey
I’m so exited to introduce a friend of mine, Jamie, who lives and home-schools in Turkey. Are you ever curious what it is like to live in another country, day in day out, the perks and the challenges? Read to find out…
Abu Dhabi HomeSchoolers Association
ADHSA is a volunteer group of homeschoolers from different nationalities, faiths, cultures and homeschooling backgrounds, with its primary focus being to address the needs of children from grade 1 through high school. Our purpose is to encourage, support and inform each other and the homeschooling community in the greater metro area of Abu Dhabi. Be sure to check their FAQ page. Also consider joining their Facebook page.
Dubai Middle and High School Homeschoolers
This group has been created primarily for homeschooled middle and high school students. We aim to create a group where students and parents alike can share ideas, exchange or share books, organize outings and parties for the students, and hopefully establish a co-op where we can help each other through group lessons.
All emirates in the United Arab Emirates, north of Abu Dhabi. That includes Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Quwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujairah. This homeschooling group is a place where we can share issues, ideas and encouragement in regards to homeschooling.