Private school enrolments in Dubai have almost doubled in the last decade, according to the latest figures from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, which is bullish that growth will continue into the next.
Dubai’s first Chinese international school will open in around two years’ time, as new government statistics show the Emirate’s international schools sector continues to boom. Eleven new private schools have opened in Dubai this year and last year and annual fee revenue has reached 5.35bn AED (US$252m).
Dubai’s private school sector is showing record growth as demand for a quality education in the UAE region continues to swell. Regulating body the Knowledge and Human Development Authority has just announced the two business models which will be accepted for private school operations.
Kerala’s state government is planning to establish an international higher education hub modelled after Dubai International Academic City, the world’s largest free zone dedicated to higher education, to help combat brain drain and attract international students from around the globe, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has announced.