Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority has announced in May an agreement with the Department for Education of England to deliver British Schools Overseas inspections in strategic cooperation with CfBT Education Trust. The announcement coincided with the visit to KHDA by John Hayes, UK Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning.
However, how such development will affect students and parents in Dubai remains to be seen. Would more parents opt to enroll their children in British schools? Read more
The results of the second year of school inspections in Dubai are released today and can be viewed on KHDA’s website: www.khda.gov.ae
They reveal few changes to the categories schools have achieved but a healthy level of progress within schools.
For the academic year 2009-2010, 209 public and private schools with a total of 202,441 pupils were inspected by the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB). Among these schools, 23 Indian and Pakistani schools were inspected for the first time this year (their results were announced last February). Read more