Parents of private school students in Dubai can now access a new guide dedicated to informing and empowering them in their journey of inclusive education. The new publication released by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) provides information about parents’ rights and responsibilities and empowers them to be effective advocates for their children.
Student enrolment in Dubai’s private schools has increased by 7,300 students in the last three months, a rise of 2.6%, according to updated data released by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in its latest report titled ‘All Seasons Education – Spring Edition 2021’.
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai, is all set to make important changes to the annual inspection of private schools in Dubai. The decision was taken after receiving feedback from the community and in consultation with the schools. More than 185 school leaders and principals were informed of the changes for 2019-20 inspection cycle at a gathering held recently to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year.
The announcement follows the release of the annual Education Cost Index (ECI), calculated by the Dubai Statistics Centre at -2.35 per cent.
As the first week of distance learning in Dubai schools concluded on Thursday, Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai, Director General Dr Abdulla Al Karam said that in the coming days and weeks, the KHDA will keep on working to ensure that the children’s learning is not interrupted.
Seventy per cent of branch campuses of international universities located in Dubai’s free zones and permitted by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai, have achieved four or five stars in the annual Higher Education Classification, which rates services and quality of education provided by higher education institutions in Dubai.
Turning to virtual learning and online lessons for a boost of creative ideas, Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) hosted its first virtual edition of Dubai Saturday Clubs recently.
More than 150 teachers across Dubai have met online to learn more about best practices in distance learning. Part of the ‘What Works’ series of collaboration events for teachers, the ‘What Worksx’ webinar included insights and tips on how teachers and students can balance their workloads while learning and teaching from home.
Seventy-five per cent of Grade 4 Maths and Science students, 74% of Grade 8 Maths students and 78% of Grade 8 Science students scored above the TIMSS international average scale of 500.