Eight new schools are to open in Dubai by September 2020.

Eight new schools are to open in Dubai by September 2020. The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) said more than 13,000 new schools will be available.

Mohammed Darwish, CEO of Permits and Compliance sector at KHDA, said: “The opening of eight new schools by 2020 will further strengthen Dubai‚Äôs private education sector and add to the wide variety of educational offerings available to parents. A total of five schools will welcome students from the new academic year this year and an additional three are expected to open next year.”

The schools opening this year are located in Al Twar 2, Al Qusais, Jumeirah Village Triangle, Al Quoz, and Jebel Ali, among other areas.

Daewish said: “Every new school adds to the variety on offer in Dubai and it empowers parents with choice. Dubai has seen a steady increase in the number of schools offering good or better quality education, with an increase from 38 in schools in 2008 to 119 this year.”

He added that newer schools will focus on niche areas ranging from environmental education, sustainability and arts, to innovation and technology.

A total of 41 new schools have opened over the last three years, showcasing investor confidence in the private educator sector.

Source: Arabian Business

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