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Principal's Welcome Message

Principal Ron Hodkinson(Principal)


Welcome to the Ontario International Canadian School, Dubai’s first Canadian curriculum School based on the Ontario education system.  The Ontario education system is recognized as one of the best in the world.  Education is the foundation of our future and we are pleased that you are making your child’s educational needs a priority. 


At OICS, our dynamic learning community is committed to meeting the needs of all students within a warm and caring environment. Our Ontario-based curriculum provides the foundation for preparing students to think creatively, reason critically, communicate effectively, collaborate constructively, live ethically and learn enthusiastically


OICS is one of Dubai’s only 21st Century Schools, with an emphasis on innovation, problem solving and critical thinking skills.  We couple the rigour of the curriculum with the support of technology, providing students with independence producing citizens who are prepared for the 21st Century.


Thank you for choosing OICS.  We look forward to the opportunity to partner with you and we are honoured to assist you throughout your child’s educational journey.