UAE - New primary school to open in Dubai

25th April 2017

The Alpha School, a new British curriculum school, is set to open in Dubai's Al Qusais neighbourhood in September 2017. The school will be led by founding principal Rachel Cashin, who is also an Apple Education trainer and leader in current pedagogical methodology. Her proven success in leading technology-driven schools......

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Malaysia - International Schools: Why their numbers are growing

24th April 2017

MORE Malaysians are enrolling in international schools and this has led to an increase in their number from 66 schools in 2010 to 126 this year. Out of the total of 61,156 students, 39,161 are Malaysians and 21,995 foreigners. The Education Ministry’s private education unit director, Ahmad Sabirin Abd Ghani,......

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India - Vinod Tawde orders probe into multiple board affiliations

23rd April 2017

Education Minister Vinod Tawde has ordered an inquiry against schools that are affiliated with more than one board of education. He gave the order while hearing complaints of parents of four unaided private schools - Universal High School (Dahisar), Thakur International School (Kandivli), Lokhandwala Foundation High School and Garodia International......

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India - Mumbai's ghost school: Ghatkopar school running without NOC since 2006

23rd April 2017

Around 300 students of a Ghatkopar school face an uncertain future. Their alma mater, Garodia International School, affiliated with the IGCSE Board, doesn't have the mandatory unified district information system for education (UDISE) number or a no-objection certificate from the government to function. These came to light on Tuesday when......

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Malaysia - Education D-G: International schools have to get prior approval

23rd April 2017

PETALING JAYA: International schools that want to increase their fees must comply with the Education Ministry’s guidelines. Education director-general Tan Sri Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof said under the Education Regulations (Registration of Educational Insti­tutions) 1997, any private educational institution wishing to make changes to its approved fee structure must get......

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April, 2017
8805 Total number of English-medium international schools
(not including future schools)
4798056 Total number of students

New School Records Added
Schools added each month over the last year:

Apr
8
May
111
Jun
70
Jul
54
Aug
41
Sep
152
Oct
100
Nov
23
Dec
29
Jan
47
Feb
89
Mar
41

Totals updated on the first of each month

Market Growth by Region:
School records added over the previous 12 months:

Africa 26 schools
Americas 62 schools
Asia 586 schools
Europe 89 schools
Oceania 2 schools
Database Changes
Since 27th Apr 2016
Previous year
818 School records added to the database 677
8787 Updated school records
7055
2375 Heads updated 2965
2886 Emails updated 3601