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.
Parents, students and teachers in Dubai are to benefit from a new online platform featuring education products and services during the period of distance learning.
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.
Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that innovative measures are required to ensure the seamless delivery of education amidst the current global situation.