Dubai to get 200 new private schools
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.
The positive growth of Dubai’s private school sector has been an ongoing trend.
In the academic years, 2011-2012 and 2013-2014, 18 new private schools provided some 19,000 seats and in the last academic year alone parents benefited from 11 new private schools opening their doors with a capacity of more than 25,000 seats.
Chief of Regulations & Permits Commission (RPC), Mohammed Ahmed Darwish, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), confirmed: “There will be an expected total of 27 new private schools by September 2016, bringing the total estimated capacity to 63,000 seats.”
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