Knowledge Authority: No increase in school fees for the next academic year in Dubai

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai reported today that there is no increase in school fees for private schools for the next academic year 2022-2023, based on the approved education cost index issued

About the Dubai Statistics Center, which is based on the international scientific statistical methodology in the synthesis of index numbers, and is the methodology used in calculating the annual adjustments to school fees within a framework

School fees for private schools in Dubai.

The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) notified private schools in Dubai officially today of the education cost index approved for the framework for setting school fees for the next academic year (2022-2023), which recorded

(negative) 1.01 percent, in implementation of the school fees control framework and its updates in 2019, in line with the strategic goals of the authority and information provided by parents and school operators

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Mohammed Ahmed Darwish, Executive Director of the Permits and Compliance Sector at the Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai, said: "The private school education system in Dubai has shown sufficient flexibility to adapt to the circumstances.

This has contributed to an increase in the enrollment rate of students in private schools by 5.8% since February of the year 2021 AD, and the emirate’s continuing to enhance its attractiveness as a preferred destination for service providers.

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Darwish pointed out that the education cost index is the methodological mechanism used for calculating and regulating school fees adjustments in private schools in Dubai in accordance with the school fees control framework, which has come into force.

The application was first introduced in 2012 and was updated in 2019 in cooperation with the relevant government agencies in Dubai and based on information obtained from parents and school operators

He explained that the framework applies an internationally approved scientific methodology and technical standards linking the "quality of education" and the "education cost index", in a manner that takes into account the interests of students and their parents as beneficiaries of services.

It also encourages schools to improve the quality of education through long-term action plans within an integrated mechanism to control and regulate school fees, balance the educational and economic aspects, and protect the interests of

all parties to the educational process.

The Executive Director of the Permits and Compliance Sector at the authority pointed out that the education cost index keeps pace with stimulating government measures that take into account the interests of all parties in light of the diversity of educational options in front of parents.

Which contributed to moving towards achieving a balance between the needs of parents on the one hand, and the educational opportunities available to their children’s schools on the other hand.”

Private schools in Dubai have recorded an increase in the enrollment rates of their students by 5.8% since February 2021, and Dubai has witnessed the opening of about 21 new private schools during the three years.

In the past, the emirate hosts 215 private schools that implement 18 diverse educational curricula.

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