Market entry and growth strategy


There is a clear case for investment in education in the GCC. But how and where to start and how to expand?

A clear case for investment:

A growing population

The 3-18 population in UAE, KSA, Qatar and Kuwait is forecast to rise by one million by 2025.

Pressure on infrastructure

Governments are encouraging private sector participation to alleviate the burden.

More expatriates

Ex-pat families are looking for international curricula, as their access to public schools is limited.

Shifting preferences

A shift of Nationals from the public sector into the private education sector can be seen in falling public school enrolment.

Where and how to enter?

Contact us

Sally Jeffery

Sally Jeffery

Global Education & Skills Network Leader, PwC Middle East

Tel: +971 (0)56 6820539

Roland Hancock

Roland Hancock

Partner, CS Lead, PwC Middle East

Tel: +971 (0)50 900 3094

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