We Are Officially a Learning Ladders ‘World Class Assessment’ Member School RAK Academy, family of schools is now officially accredited as a Learning Ladders Member School. This is part of our commitment to providing ‘World Class Assessment’ to all our pupils.

Learning Ladders helps teachers, parents and children have better conversations about learning. Their all-in-one system supports teachers with assessment data, parents with resources to continue learning at home, and children with ownership over their progress and achievements.

Parental involvement has a significant impact on academic achievement. As such, all parent at  RAK Academy have access to Learning Ladders’ bank of teacher-written articles to support learning outside the classroom. You can also find easily digestible information about your child’s learning objectives, evidence in portfolios, homework, and termly or end of year reports.

Matt Koster-Marcon, CEO of Learning Ladders, says: “By becoming an official Learning Ladders Member School, RAK Academy is demonstrating that they make parental engagement and high-quality assessment a priority.

“Research has shown that involving parents and carers in a child’s education has a huge impact on outcomes. We support schools and parents to close learning gaps as part of our mission to help children learn more and learn better, and we’re delighted that RAK Academy is joining as part of this mission too.”

Watch the below video to learn more about the Learning Ladders at  RAK Academy by Mr. Phillip Lee, Head of  Education and Mr. Moray Dickson, Head of British School Al Hamra.

What is Learning Ladders ?


Learning Ladders is a state of art software system that contains a suite of student-centered teaching, learning and assessment tools that are specifically designed to help our teachers to teach, parents to support and children to learn  


What does Learning Ladders do ?


Learning Ladders will provide teachers and Senior Leaders with accurate and meaningful data about students to support Teaching and Learning. 


Teachers will get real time gap analysis data that will help them to plan lessons and support students. Senior leaders will be able to access high level data analysis to help them to provide the right resourcing and support for teachers and our students.  


Our parents will be given tools to see where their children are in their learning. They will be able to access teacher-written content in over 100 different languages to enable them to support learning at home.  


The students are given ownership of their learning with digital learning journey booklets that help facilitate meaningful conversations around their own progress and achievements with their teachers.  


How does Learning Ladders support the development of our curriculum ?


Learning Ladders acknowledges that every school is unique with its own unique curriculum. Learning Ladders supports each school within the RAK Academy family of schools to ensure that the curriculum is modified to meet the individual needs of all students.  


Learning Ladders will provide detailed data analysis on student’s achievement and progress that will be used to review and develop our curriculum to ensure that all subjects meet the academic and personal needs of all students across our network of schools.  


How will Learning Ladders support student progress ?


Learning Ladders will enable the use of assessment information to influence teaching, the curriculum and student progress. It will ensure that teachers to use assessment information skillfully and effectively to influence teaching and curriculum to meet the learning needs of all students. 


How will Learning ladders engage our Parents as Partners ?

Learning Ladders removes any barriers for parents to help their child learn. It will keep our parents updated with their child’s learning anytime and anywhere. Our parents will be able to access Learning ladders in multiple languages on a range of devices to provide ease of access to their child’s learning journey. This will help us achieve our key priority of engaging parents as partners in their child’s learning throughout their time at RAK Academy.  


Joining Learning Ladders as a brand ambassador is a key strategic development for RAK Academy and our family of schools. This will enable us to continue to deliver our vision ‘Learning excellence with a community heart’ and achieve our priority of engaging our parents as partners within the academy and in their child’s learning journey