UAE - Make schooling more affordable, premium schools boss says

5th January 2018

Pricey schools should be made more affordable so UAE parents can focus solely on quality when choosing schools, an Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) official said.

The EKI is the majority shareholder in Repton School Dubai, one of Dubai’s most expensive schools that recently announced a tuition fee reduction......

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India - Maha plans 100 international schools with separate board

5th January 2018

After deciding to set up 100 international schools across Maharashtra, the state has planned to form the Maharashtra International Education Board (MIEB). It will be an autonomous body, which will decide curriculum for the schools and conduct examinations. The MIEB will be second board of the state after Maharashtra State......

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Malaysia - Malaysia to become an education hub due to a shift in geopolitical trends

5th January 2018

A competitive global economy coupled with shift in geopolitical trends in the US and Europe have led international students to be in search for alternatives, particularly for those in the Muslim countries. While Brexit, recent developments and travel bans in the US have affected students in the Muslim regions, it......

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UAE - Abu Dhabi schools concerned over lack of information for teacher licensing scheme

31st December 2017

Teachers and principals at private schools in Abu Dhabi have spoken of their concern regarding a lack of information about a new licensing programme. Earlier this year, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, formerly Abu Dhabi Education Council, announced plans to have its public and private school teachers licensed......

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Kuwait - 10 schools to be offered to investors as part of plan to privatize education

31st December 2017

The supreme privatizaton council' advisory committee is currently considering setting a system to allow international companies to invest in Kuwait's educational sector......

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April, 2018
9332 Total number of English-medium international schools
(not including future schools)
5071886 Total number of students

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

Apr
75
May
154
Jun
45
Jul
42
Aug
65
Sep
73
Oct
144
Nov
106
Dec
0
Jan
0
Feb
0
Mar
0

Totals updated on the first of each month

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

Africa 50 schools
Americas 69 schools
Asia 535 schools
Europe 50 schools
Oceania 0 schools
Database Changes
Since 19th Apr 2017
Previous year
689 School records added to the database 794
7614 Updated school records
8613
1620 Heads updated 2989
1807 Emails updated 3549