This chapter includes the following articles.
In a short time Dubai has established a vibrant education sector with an increasing variety of choice at all levels. While the private segment continues to dominate, recent reforms have seen major improvements to public sector schooling, modernising it and bringing it in line with international best practices. Inevitably, high rates of growth in the number of international schools and higher-education institutions have led to consolidation, gradually slowing expansion and creating greater barriers to entry for prospective players. In general, however, there remain opportunities for investors with savvy value propositions attuned to ongoing shifts in market needs in Dubai and in the broader region.