Welcome to LISG

Our School, Liwa International School for Girls is the second school to be established in the Liwa family of schools that are based in the Al Ain region of Abu Dhabi. The first, Liwa International School (www.liwaschool.ae) is an established all-through international school with a strong reputation across the emirate of Abu Dhabi for academic success, high standards of professionalism, teacher commitment, and an oversubscribed student population.

The vision of the Liwa family of schools is to provide an outstanding international education that inspires students to be self-disciplined, globally aware, independent lifelong learners, who are innovative leaders and critical thinkers. Liwa international school works through Partnerships & Awards with parents, teachers, and the community, and educates students to high academic international standards by applying a learning-centered approach, which prepares self-confident and socially responsible young adults for our evolving and changing world.

To support young women to become future leaders of the UAE, Liwa International School for Girls will also do this through the provision of advanced art and technological learning-focused environment, coupled with a broad and balanced extra-curricular program, including community outreach work. Our Core values sit at the heart of the school and are modeled by staff and promoted in our students through our teaching, learning, and everyday practice.

Liwa Education

Message from the Chairman

Prospective students, faculty members, parents, and dear friends, It is with great honor that I welcome you to the official website of Liwa International School For Girls. Whether you are seeking an update on activities and services, an understanding of our school’s structure, exploring employment opportunities, or seeking admissions into the Liwa family, our website is here to guide you through all your queries and needs...Read More

Dr. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri


About Liwa Education

30 years of excellence in education

Since Liwa International Schools’ establishment in 1992, it has grown into a leading provider of education to students in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi. Liwa Education is an established educational leader, recognized for providing an accessible, high-quality, American curriculum education in the United Arab Emirates for the past three decades. Our schools and nurseries across Al Ain and Abu Dhabi offer a challenging American curriculum education, combining the essence of Emirati values with a rich set of core competencies that produces confident, resilient, and courageous young leaders.

Our learners develop an international mindset grounded in local values, understanding, and appreciation. We understand the need for agility and adaptability in an ever-changing landscape. Our graduating students are fully prepared to meet both national and global challenges, now and in the future.

Our School, Liwa International School For Girls, is the second school to be established in the Liwa family of schools based in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi.

Liwa Education believes and works progressively towards its vision of inspiring students to be self-disciplined, internationally-minded, and independent life-long learners who are innovative leaders and critical thinkers. This is done by providing a supportive, safe, sustainable, and advanced technological learning-focused environment.

Ethos and Values

Our vision

Provide Abu Dhabi’s leading education for girls in an environment enriched with outstanding practice and national values.

Our mission

We provide a personalized learning environment with a balance of high standards, challenge, expectations, guidance, and support for all our female learners.

Our Core Values


We respect each other’s values, differences, and contributions while embracing and preserving our local values and traditions.


We act with integrity and honesty with a strong sense of fairness, respect, and dignity.


We encourage curiosity and new ideas and constantly strive to exceed expectations.


We pursue our learning with energy, determination, and the commitment to succeed.


We are bold, self-assured and confident in our abilities and success.



Native English Speakers



Excellent student-teacher engagement


Qualified Staff

Well-equipped and qualified Staff



Number of students on roll


  • Established in 2016, Liwa International School for Girls, the second school in the Liwa Family of schools, is an all-girls international American school. Since its inception, Liwa International School for Girls has grown from a community of Pre-K to Grade 12.

  • Since its creation, the school has run on a philosophy to provide students with a high quality international education while placing a strong emphasis on fostering respect for identity and culture.

  • The main focus of LISG is to foster curiosity, as well as provide outstanding international education that inspires students to be self-disciplined, globally aware, independent lifelong learners who are innovative leaders and critical thinkers within a supportive, safe learning environment with state of the art facilities and specialist provision for technology and arts.

  • An all-digital school that falls under the umbrella of Liwa Education has developed strong community relationships over the years to create a cohort of students who are global citizens and responsible young adults.

  • Still growing stronger with around 800 students coming from 14 different nationalities and around 70 teachers from all over the world, LISG intends to evolve and raise the standards further for its learning community in the next coming years.


LISG follows the American common core curriculum

The Liwa curriculum reflects our vision, values, and mission. We use the American Curriculum from California because it provides a rounded education with a strong set of core skills that help creates lifelong learners who can play a full part in society. We endeavor to teach the curriculum to a high standard so that our students can make good progress with their learning at Liwa and secure high standards so that they can enter university if they choose to do so.

Aims and Intentions
Liwa International School for Girls has as its principle aim:
To provide equal access to high quality education for all girls and young women, enabling them to progress and achieve their potential.

This aim is present in all of our policies and practices, including the delivery of the curriculum. At Liwa we provide a curriculum which is challenging, interesting, enjoyable and active, fostering a desire to learn and achieve. Our curriculum that is broad and balanced and appropriate to the pupils’ ages, abilities and aptitudes. It includes a comprehensive range of extra-curricular activities that are organized in order to enrich the children’s learning experience. In addition, we want children to grow into positive, responsible people who can work and co-operate with others. Our curriculum provides learning opportunities that promote this. We provide a strong focus on our national heritage and traditions as well as an education that is equal to the best internationally. Accordingly, Liwa International School for Girls provides an educational environment which is caring, friendly, well-structured, positive and academically challenging for each individual student and helps prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

Management at LISG

Senior Leadership Team

Ms. Hana AlSaadi

Vice Principal

Ms. Naaz Ahmed

Vice Principal

Ms. Ruth Mwenda

Assistant Vice Principal

Ms. Louise Brashier

Assistant Vice Principal

Ms. Muna Hussain

Acting Assistant Principal

Management at LISG

Extended Leadership Team

Ms. Haneen Abdulqader

Head of Administration 

Ms. Maurissa Lee Van

Head of Math  

Ms. Amani Sabri

Head Of MOE Subjects

Ms. Christina Morris

Head Of English 

Ms. Anitha Sadiq

Head Of Science

Policies and Statutory Information

At Liwa International School for Girls our day to day work and practice is covered by policies that are designed to secure consistency across the school, and provide relevant information to all stakeholders, in particular parents and teachers.

The school is required by law and ADEK guidance to develop and implement certain policies covering such areas as safeguarding children’s welfare, health and safety, special educational needs etc. These policies are reviewed regularly and are all agreed on and ratified by the Board.

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Inspection Report

We are proud to announce that Liwa International School For Girls received a Very Good rating in May 2022 from ADEK.

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