In 2020-21 academic years, four new schools are set to open in Dubai

Creating over 4,100 new seats & providing parents with more education choices, Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) announced that four new schools are set to open in Dubai in the 2020-21 academic year. The schools opening this year are located in Abu Hail, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Jebel Ali and Al Rashidiya. These four schools will offer innovative education offerings with a choice of UK, IU & Indian curriculum.

Mohammed Darwish, CEO of KHDA's Permits and Compliance Sector, said: “Dubai is a key player in the global economy and our continued growth in education is driven by innovation. New schools will bring new educational models that are in line with changing expectations of families. We are positive that our new schools will continue to build on Dubai’s commitment to continue delivering high-quality education.”

Darwish further said: “The private education sector in Dubai continues to see growth and demonstrate its resilience. We have grown year-on-year and Dubai is today home to around 300,000 students. The availability of high-quality education choices has been instrumental in helping Dubai achieve its strategic goals.”

According to its latest landscape report, Dubai witnessed a 2.1 per cent overall growth in enrollment. Signifying the growth dynamism of the emirate’s education sector, total of 30 new schools have been added in the last three years.