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10 new schools to open in Dubai for 2021-22 academic year: KHDA

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Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) said on Tuesday that 10 new schools will open in Dubai in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Therefore, an extra 14,671 new seats will be added to Dubai’s education scene, as per information delivered by the education controller.

The schools opening this year are situated in Tilal Al Ghaf, Al Warqa, Al Karama, Al Barsha, City Walk, Mirdif, Nad Al Sheba, Al Khawaneej and Rashidiya, the KHDA affirmed in an articulation on its site.

The new schools will offer Australian, UK, US and IB curriculum.

This year will stamp the launch of the principal ever Australian curriculum school in Dubai.

Moreover, the principal Dubai campus of Britain’s renowned 500-year-old Royal Grammar School Guildford is likewise expected to open in the not so distant future, taking the all out number of international branch schools in Dubai to seven.

A sum of 25 new tuition based schools have opened in Dubai in the course of the most recent three years. Between September 2020 and February 2021, Dubai saw a 2.6 percent by and large development in school enrolment, as indicated by the most recent scene report delivered in February 2021 by the KHDA.

“We are glad to invite ten new schools to Dubai, which will currently give guardians more educational decisions. The expansion of the new schools is essential for our obligation to conveying great education and endeavors to additionally merge Dubai’s development as a worldwide education objective,” said Mohammed Darwish, CEO of Permits and Compliance at KHDA.

“The proceeded with interest for new schools mirrors the versatility of Dubai’s private schooling area and mirrors the achievement of our system to draw in excellent schools that meet Dubai’s goals and necessities,” he added.

Recently, the KHDA had affirmed that non-public schools in Dubai can’t expand educational expenses for the 2021-2022 academic year. It put together its choice with respect to the yearly Education Cost Index (ECI) determined by the Dubai Statistics Center. The ECI estimates yearly changes in the expenses of running a school, including pay rates, lease and utilities. The ECI during the current year remains at – 2.58 percent.


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