Dubai’s commitment to providing high standards in education, catering to all locals and expatriates is reflected in the wide range of government and private schools, offering a variety of international curricula and facilities like sports and other talent-enhancing programs. There are also plenty of government and private pre-schools, including play groups, nurseries, kindergartens and infant schools. Fees vary by school type and facilities. Child enrolment and registration procedures are based on certain criteria including necessary documents, as per the UAE education laws.
Choosing a nursery or childcareDubai offers a diversified learning environment including nursery schools, playgroups and crèches that aim to provide young children with a stimulating, exciting and safe environment for social and intellectual development. They are based on a variety of curricula and learning practices, including Montessori education. Most nurseries require that the children be at least 18 months of age. The fees may vary depending on the nursery type and facilities offered. The Ministry of Social Affairs released a website in February 2010 which lists services and locations of all nurseries in UAE. Register new nursery- Ministry of Social AffairsListing of nurseries in Dubai - ExpatWoman.comSpecial Needs Schools in Dubai - Dubai.aeEducational Councils and Zones - Ministry of EducationSchool inspection reports - Knowledge and Human Development Authority