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Dubai Schools: Financial Incentives to Join Early

Dubai Schools: Financial Incentives to Join Early

With increasing competition for students, at least in Dubai, schools in the emirate are beginning to offer “early bird” discounts to attract new students early on in the school’s... Read On

17 Schools Fined For Unautherised Fee Hikes

17 Schools Fined For Unautherised Fee Hikes

Seventeen private schools in Abu Dhabi have been fined for non-compliance with the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) school fees structure it was announced today, by UAE newspaper, Gulf News.... Read On

AD School Improvements “Slow”, but Steady

AD School Improvements “Slow”, but Steady

According to Abu Dhabi based newspaper The National, private, schools in the emirate are improving. In fact, those rated outstanding or satisfactory have more than doubled since inspections began in 2009.... Read On

ADEC: ‘Small Group’ Can Pay Fees In Installments

ADEC: ‘Small Group’ Can Pay Fees In Installments

A small group of expatriate parents in Abu Dhabi has been given permission by ADEC to pay their school fees for the current term in installments, according to a... Read On

60 Sharjah Schools Set to Increase Fees

60 Sharjah Schools Set to Increase Fees

Parents of children in sixty schools in Sharjah face the prospect of fee increases for the upcoming academic year. The Sharjah Education Zone (SEZ) has announced that requests from... Read On

Sharjah Fee Increase: 66% of Schools Approved

Sharjah Fee Increase: 66% of Schools Approved

Fee increases for almost two-thirds of the private schools in Sharjah have just been approved for the academic year 2014-15 by the Sharjah Education Zone. Speaking to Sharjah-based Arabic... Read On

Dubai Schools: Advance Fees Permitted – KHDA

Dubai Schools: Advance Fees Permitted – KHDA

Dubai schools are permitted to request advance payment for school fees due in the next academic year, according to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). A significant number... Read On

103 Dubai Schools Given Go Ahead to Raise Fees

103 Dubai Schools Given Go Ahead to Raise Fees

According to UAE newspaper, Khaleej Times, 103 Dubai schools have been given the right to increase fees by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) with increases set at between... Read On

Fee Increase ‘Approved’ for 39 Abu Dhabi Schools

Fee Increase ‘Approved’ for 39 Abu Dhabi Schools

Fee rises have been approved for 39 private schools in Abu Dhabi for the coming academic year. The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) had received applications from 82 schools... Read On

Education Fuels Dubai Inflation; Hits 2010 Levels

Education Fuels Dubai Inflation; Hits 2010 Levels

Rising education costs have helped push inflation in Dubai up to its highest rate since 2010 according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics. For the first quarter... Read On

Restrictions on School Fees “Must Be Lifted”

Restrictions on School Fees “Must Be Lifted”

The current regulatory environment affecting schools in Dubai is creating a ‘funding gap’ which is hindering investment in the sector, according to the Dubai Private Schools Group (DPSG). According... Read On

School Fee Increase: Confirmed by End of April

School Fee Increase: Confirmed by End of April

Parents will know by the end of this month how much more they will be paying in school fees next year.  The Ministry of Education has issued a statement... Read On

Dubai Schools Take $4bn in Revenues – KHDA

Dubai Schools Take $4bn in Revenues – KHDA

The total possible annual gross revenue obtained by all Dubai based private schools from tuition fees alone is AED 4.7 billion, according to a report released today by the... Read On

UAE Companies: No Increase in School Allowance

UAE Companies: No Increase in School Allowance

Three in four companies in Dubai (76%) say they are not considering an increase in school allowances for their employees, according to a survey released today by global consultancy... Read On

Parents to be Hit by 5-7% Rise in 2014 School Fees

Parents to be Hit by 5-7% Rise in 2014 School Fees

Dubai school fees can be raised between 5 and 7 percent depending on a school’s performance, according to a decision made by The Dubai Executive Council. The fee structure... Read On

ASD Converts Deposit to Fee to Maintain its Campus

ASD Converts Deposit to Fee to Maintain its Campus

In what WhichSchoolAdvisor.com believes is the first move of its kind, American School of Dubai (ASD), a highly regarded school in the emirate, is converting its AED 29,850 refundable... Read On

Parents Anger Over Hike in School Registration Fees

Parents Anger Over Hike in School Registration Fees

There has been a recent spike in complaints about increased school fee registration costs across the UAE, according to local media. Current regulations in Dubai specify that registration fees... Read On

‘School Fees’ Again A Major Issue – ADEC Survey

‘School Fees’ Again A Major Issue – ADEC Survey

Once again parents in the UAE have identified unhappiness about school fees as a major source of grievance according to a new survey carried out by the Abu Dhabi... Read On

Extra-Curricular, but not Optional for Many

Extra-Curricular, but not Optional for Many

In the WhichSchoolAdvisor.com Fees and Financing survey we asked UAE parents how much pressure they felt in sending their children to extra-curricular classes. Over one in two parents felt... Read On

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