UAE - Schools face intense competition for teachers, UK expert says

19th January 2017

Dubai: Intense competition for teachers has made it "critical" for schools today to implement a "proactive" recruitment strategy, Sir Michael Wilshaw, the former head of the UK education regulator, told Gulf News on Wednesday.......

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UAE - Kings' School Al Barsha Announces New Sixth Form

19th January 2017

Although WhichSchoolAdvisor.com officially broke the news last month that Kings’ School Al Barsha’s new sixth-form would be opening from September 2017, the school formally announced the new programme today. The school will offer an A Level programme with an impressive 23 subjects, which include: design technology, photography and fine art,......

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Hong Kong - Private British school in Hong Kong lowers financial threshold and announces Kowloon campuses

19th January 2017

A British private school set to open in Hong Kong in September has made the enrolment process easier by lowering the financial threshold, and announced the setting up of new campuses in Kowloon.
Critics said the move by Mount Kelly School could be related to controversies surrounding its scheduled opening.......

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India - Gems Education to expand in India and South East Asia

19th January 2017

School owner and operator Gems Education is planning to expand in India and South East Asia as it builds more low-cost schools with quicker building times. "India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and the government knows that education is a key to continuing that success,......

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Hong Kong - Top British School Shrewsbury to Open in Hong Kong in 2018

19th January 2017

Shrewsbury International School Hong Kong, today, announced that it has been selected by the Hong Kong Education Bureau to build a new, world-class school in Hong Kong to help boost the attractiveness of Hong Kong as a most-favoured destination for expatriate talent......

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January, 2017
8664 Total number of English-medium international schools
(not including future schools)
4639700 Total number of students

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

Jan
50
Feb
26
Mar
31
Apr
7
May
112
Jun
69
Jul
53
Aug
43
Sep
150
Oct
97
Nov
22
Dec
28

Totals updated on the first of each month

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

Africa 34 schools
Americas 47 schools
Asia 511 schools
Europe 96 schools
Oceania 0 schools
Database Changes
Since 19th Jan 2016
Previous year
693 School records added to the database 723
8606 Updated school records
7645
2260 Heads updated 3060
2651 Emails updated 3635