More children with disabilities in Dubai schools

123 RF / dolgachov

More children with disabilities are being taught in Dubai's schools.

A new KHDA report has revealed that more children with physical and intellectual disabilities are studying in Dubai's private schools.

It found that enrollments for special needs students have increased by more than 3,500 in the last year.

In total, learners with disabilities now make up around six per cent of all students.

Meanwhile, the report found that more than 70 per cent of schools in Dubai provides a good or better quality of education for disabled students.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 10:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.

  • The Agenda

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.


On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.