Dubai has a wide variety of International schools. Many schools have long waiting lists, so finding a school near your home might not always be as easy as in your home country. Expat Echo Dubai has compiled a list to help you on your way. (more…)
It is reported that Dubai is to get 200 new private schools. 27 of them by September 2016. The educational opportunities offered by Dubai’s private schools is growing.
By the end of the academic year 2015-2016, parents will benefit from more than 63,000 seats in 27 new private schools and by 2017 there will be more than 196 private schools in Dubai with a capacity to reach more than 341,000 students. Read more
I received an offer to move to Dubai but have 4 children and 1 of them are disabled (cerebral palsy, wheel chair), I need to find out if there is schools that can cater for kids with disability and if so what is the going fees for such a school in Dubai.
Please take a look at our comprehensive list of schools in our directory. Depending on whether your child is in main stream schooling or not will depend on which school you choose. A lot of secondary schools have several floors and not a lot of elevators so this might will narrow your choice down. There are also special needs schools in Dubai where schools fees are approximately 40,000 AED per year, one of which is The Dubai Center For Special Needs
The KHDA private school inspections for 2014 – 2015 are out. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is a regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai and is responsible for the growth, direction and quality of private education and learning in Dubai. Their work ranges from early childhood to adult learning and, guided by the Government’s strategy, is carried out to ensure everything we do benefits our highest priority – the students of Dubai. Read more here
Schools in Dubai have announced reduced Ramadan timings this summer.
Many schools have started informing parents about the revised school hours, which primarily affect Year 1 until Year 13.
“Please be aware that Ramadan is scheduled to commence on Thursday, June 18, 2015. School operating hours will be from 8am to 1 pm.” Read more