Which Media has today released the full list of finalists for The Top Schools Awards 2021. With 29 categories of awards, the Top Schools Awards 2021 represents the most comprehensive snapshot of the Education sector in the region ever undertaken.

In total, 90 different schools, and 225 finalists are recognised across the 29 Awards, with awards ranging from Best Primary School and Best School for Music; Teaching awards for Best Primary and Secondary School Teacher; and Special Awards for Child Happiness, the School Most Loved by Parents and the Most Outstanding Contribution to Education in the UAE.

The 2019-20 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education in the UAE was awarded to DrAbdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

The Award for Best School in the UAE 2021 will be decided by judges based on the winning schools in each of the curriculum awards, these including Best Indian School, Best Blended IB Curriculum School, Best Blended Arabic Curriculum School, Best British School, Best American School and Best International Baccalaureate School.

The final recipients of the Awards are decided by an independent judging panel based on a more than two-hundred page document produced by the Editorial Board of The Top Schools Awards, this comprising journalists, educationalists and experts drawn from across SchoolsCompared.com, WhichSchoolAdvisor.com and its advisory panels, which includes experts, parents and students. Data is compiled from information presented directly by schools as well as from the UAE’s most comprehensive, subscription-only statistical and analytic educational database, EdstaticaTM.

The winners of the Top Schools Awards 2021 will be announced on the UAE’s leading education web sites for parents seeking impartial and independent expert advice and guidance on choosing the best schools to educate their child(ren), SchoolsCompared.com and WhichSchoolAdvisor.com, on the 6th December 2021.