11 new private schools to open in new academic year




Dubai: Eleven new private schools are to opened in the new academic year in Dubai, providing a further 23,000 places, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) announced.

Sunday was the first day of the 2014-2015 academic year for 970,000 students who attend public and private schools across the UAE.

Commenting on the new academic year, the KHDA said in addition to the existing 158 schools, 11 new private schools will open this year, with some opening by mid-September.

Of the 11 new schools, eight will follow the UK curriculum, two of which will be combined with IB. A further two schools will follow the Indian curriculum and the first Canadian school in Dubai is set to open this September

Source: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/education/11-new-private-schools-to-open-in-new-academic-year-1.1378919

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