At that time, KHDA
issued a directive preventing the school from registering new students, and helped existing students and parents find an alternative school.
Once applications have been received from schools, KHDA
will issue certificates with a QR authorisation tag linking back to students' academic records.
has been publishing reports of their annual inspections results since 2009, to guide parents looking for the right school for their child as well as help parents of existing pupils track their school's performance.
clarified that the child's signature merely acknowledges that they have read the document and that the child is not signing the actual document, the parent is.
Jameela Al Muhairi, Chief of Dubai Schools Inspections Bureau at KHDA
, said: "By seeking NEASC accreditation, schools can assure parents their standards meet the same criteria as American schools.
The newly adopted unified framework has been jointly developed by the Ministry for Education, Abu Dhabi Education Council, KHDA
and the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training.
Mouza Al Suwaidi, Chief of Engagement at KHDA
, said, "The new KHDA
app has been designed to benefit all education stakeholders, including students, parents, educators and investors.
It is admirable that the KHDA
is looking into this to prevent some dubious charges that a minority of schools may be trying to levy to generate extra revenue.
She said: "DBS has received a notification from the KHDA
advising us of the new regulations.
Hind Al Mula, Head of Community Participation in KHDA
told Al Bayan that 300 graduate students have applied to join and benefit from the Scholarship programme, and that all of them were audited to check if they adhere to the admission requirements which includes; the students has be an Emirati and have a GPA of no less than 70%.
We are very happy that the KHDA
has agreed to let us continue with the old calendar.
We welcome the new laboratories as another step towards grooming future scientists and scholars," added Amal Belhasa, executive director, KHDA