A student gestures during her studies inside a classroom in Dubai.
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), the education body in Dubai has revealed the inspection report of Indian and Pakistani curriculum schools in the emirate for the year 2019-20.
The KHDA survey showed that four schools have improved their ratings from “Good” to “Very Good.”
The report also said that the number of students in the schools that improved their rating is 6,000.
In a series of tweets, the KHDA said, “Time to reveal the results of the Indian and Pakistani school inspections. First up is GEMS New Millennium Schools Alkhail!”
“Congratulations on improving your rating to ‘Very Good’ this year. Thank you for achieving your students’ personal and social development, their leadership qualities, technology skills, innovation and desire to contribute to their school and the community.”
The next school to improve this year is JSS International.
The KHDA said, “Congratulations on improving your rating to ‘Very Good’ this year. JSS International showed strong and well-distributed leadership, which has improved the school, its students, and the whole school community.”
Next school that improved from ‘Good’ to ‘Very Good’ this year is Ambassador School, whose commitment to supporting students of determination impressed the inspectors. The KHDA said, “Well done on building an inclusive ethos at the school and ensuring very good care and support for all students, particularly students of determination.”
The fourth and final school to improve this year is JSS Private School, Dubai.
“Congratulations on improving your rating to ‘Very Good’ this year. JSS Private showed strong leadership and governance, which led to sustained improvement. Well done,” the KHDA said.
The KHDA is responsible for the growth and quality of private education in Dubai. KHDA supports schools, universities, parents, students, educators, investors and government partners to create a high quality education sector focused on happiness and wellbeing.
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