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Dubai: Schools of top ranking
Dubai school rankings
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Dubai school rankings

During recent inspection results, astonishingly positive figures leaked through with the KHDA surveys.

the Knowledge and Human Development Authority had surveyed 30,000 parents and concluded that in fact, only 1 out of 8 parents are not satisfied with the education system or extra curricular activities offered at private schools.

It was shown that 90 percent of parents do feel that the teaching standards are adequate and up to mark, but they still hoped for a wider variety of teaching as well as academic and non-academic activities, including extra curricular after hours.

Many place a great deal of importance on extra activities as being a form of reference for the child's future, a representation of social adaptability, fondness to grow, passion to move forward and willingness to emote.

Along with the remaining 10 percent (approximately 1 in 8 parents), they also felt that most of the private schools that their children attend do not have the sufficient resources to support a high standard of quality education. Some feel that the equipment is also not efficient enough to maintain the quality.

Before the schools were inspected and the results of their ranking was released, parents were asked to fill out a questionnaire about the schools that their children attend.

Moaz Kaymi, a A few parents feel that it would be better to see teachers using more technology in the classroom.

"I think there is still a lot of reliance on textbooks, which needs to change because students are now doing everything on the internet," a parent said.