17 new international schools to open in the UAE


17 new international schools to open in the UAE

17 new international schools are set to open in the UAE in the coming academic year.

That's according to educational consultants ISC Research, which found that the UAE has more schools than any other country in the Middle East.

In total, there are currently 624 international schools in the Emirates, up from 596 last year.

Saudi Arabia is next with 257 international schools followed by 166 in Qatar.

The report found that a quarter of the new schools in the UAE will be opened in Dubai.

Sheena Maerevoet, the Middle East Research Consultant at ISC Research told ARN about the reasons behind the growing demand.