The quality of education in Dubai has doubled this past decade, a new report by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has revealed.
The ‘Dubai Private School: A Decade or Growth’ report was launched on Tuesday and shows that the proportion of students attending good or better school has more than doubled in the last 10 years – 30 per cent of students in 2008-09 compared to 66 per cent of students in 2017-18.
The number of Emirati students attending good or better schools has also grown significantly, with a current rate of 62 per cent: up from 26 per cent in 2008-09.
The 2017-2018 school ratings were also released within the report, revealing that a total of 24 schools improved their rating, with one school moving from ‘very good’ to ‘outstanding’, 11 schools moving from ‘good’ to ‘very good’, 8 moving from ‘acceptable’ to ‘good’ and 4 from ‘weak’ to ‘acceptable’.
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