Category: Interviews

11Jun
Ed InvestmentFeaturedInterviewsPre K to K-12

Learning the ‘value’ of education in UAE

The UAE’s education sector is witnessing a robust growth with an influx of investors as demand burgeons aided by a rise in employment opportunities. The UAE’s private K-12 education market is expected to grow to $7.1 billion by 2023 from $4.4 billion in 2017, says a report.

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in its latest report entitled ‘Where to invest now in the GCC private education’, said the private education market in the region is becoming a magnet for investors and is expected to double over the next five years from $13 billion to $26 billion by 2023.

Despite the fact that strong growth has been predicted across the region, the report said investors must fine-tune their strategies to account for the shifting circumstances before committing to an investment opportunity in the GCC.

The BCG report identified four drivers of growth in the private education sector. This includes shift towards private schools, higher tuition fees, population growth and increase in enrollment. It said tuition fees for the private education sector will continue to rise from 2 per cent to 4 per cent on average per year.

“Given the UAE’s agenda for a knowledge economy (e.g., the UAE vision 2021), there is the need to strengthen the overall education system so that it can rival the best globally,” Raghu said.

Read the full article on www.khaleejtimes.com

09May
Ed InvestmentFeaturedInterviewsPre K to K-12

Education quality in Dubai has reached new heights in last 10 years: KHDA

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...

17Oct
InterviewsPre K to K-12

Interview with Lord Jim Knight by HundrEd

This interview was conducted by HundrEd. The content of the interview ranges from skills, teachers, assessments, environments, leadership and personal memories. Lord Jim Knight is the Chief Education...

11Oct
Ed InvestmentInterviews

Ryan Pinto, CEO of Ryan International Group of Institutions, on Education Investment

Interviewer: Can I ask you to introduce yourself and your business? Ryan Pinto: Sure, firstly its utter privilege and joy to be always participant and active member of the MENA conference and for us as an...

04Oct
Ed TechInterviews

Mr. Amro Abu-Hmaidan, Founder of 3asafeer shares his expertise on Education Investment

Join us as Mr. Amro Abu-Hmaidan, Founder and CEO of 3asafeer shares his expertise on Education Investment and Education start-ups. From ‘biggest challenges facing Ed-tech start ups’ to ‘myths...

13Mar
Ed InvestmentInterviews

In conversation with Vineet Bewtra

What are your goals for investing into education? Social, impact, financial return? We are focused on supporting entrepreneurs developing innovative approaches that will help raise the quality of...