The move comes following the release of the latest Education Cost Index (ECI), which measures annual changes in the costs of running a school, including salaries, rent, and utilities.
The KHDA tweeted on Friday, “Because of the help and cooperation of parents, educators and students, PE classes, gatherings, trips and extracurricular activities will be resumed as of Jan.31.”
Introduced by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), the School Fees Fact Sheet is a one-page reference that includes all mandatory and optional fees that Dubai private schools may charge during an academic year.
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.
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.
Announcement reflects Dubai’s commitment to ensure sector offers the highest value proposition for all stakeholders.
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.
The KHDA encouraged parents and students to focus on the positives of the school reopening while ensuring preventive measures are strictly followed.
KHDA shared this ‘great news for graduates’ on its twitter account. According to a tweet by KHDA, graduation ceremonies for Dubai private school students finishing high school can go ahead this year.