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Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs

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Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs in Dubai

School name Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs
Type of institute private non-profit K-12 school
Curriculum or Student Nationality
Qualifications or Courses Special Needs
Head of school Isphana Al Khatib (Director)
Executive body or owner Board of Governors, UAE Ministry of Social Affairs
Date founded November 1981
Number of students (approx) 300
Number of staff (approx)
School area, location map Al Barsha, behind Mall of the Emirates - location map
Postal address PO Box 8397, Dubai, UAE
Telephone +971-4-3404844
Fax +971-4-3417274
Email alnoorspneeds@alnooruae.org
Website www.alnoorspneeds.ae (new window)
School fees structure 25,000 dhs per year (2011-2012)
Teacher salary range 7,500 dhs per month (estimate only)
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 74 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
3 stars from 17 votes.    
Teacher job satisfaction rating
(by teachers, not about teachers)
3 stars from 23 votes.    

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Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs fee structure
  • 2011-2012 - training costs per child are approximately AED 50,000 but Al Noor charges about AED 25,000 with the remainder being made up by sponsorship and fundraising activities. The Child Sponsorship Program was established to partly subsidise or fully subsidise children's tuition to assist families who cannot afford the fees.
  • Children aged 3-18 years old accepted.
  • All nationalities are considered for entry - both Emirati and expat residents.
03 April 2012
  • New website at www.alnoorspneeds.ae. Previous domain, www.alnooruae.org, forwards to new domain.
  • Email address updated to alnoorspneeds@alnooruae.org. Previously alnoor00@emirates.net.ae or alnoor00@eim.ae (unknown if still valid).
13 May 2007
  • Al Noor Center for Special Needs open at new location in Al Barsha.
  • Additional contact numbers for new location are +971-50-2868933, +971-50-9455971, or +971-50-9455972.
  • Fundraising fax is +971-4-3417275.
  • Old location (map) was near Spinneys in Umm Suqeim, with previous contact numbers tel +971-4-3946088 and fax +971-4-3946627.
28 September 2006
  • Waiting list of about 40 students in September 2006.
  • New building near Mall of the Emirates for 300 students under construction on land donated by Dubai government, building construction covered by Sheikh Mohammed.
  • Board of governors overseen by Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Chairman is Mr Khalid Al Halyan.
  • Training costs approximately 23,000 dhs per child per year but fees are subsidised with remainder coming from fundraising and Board of Governors.
  • Full name is "Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs" or "Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs". Also referred to as "Al Noor Training Centre for Handicapped Children".
  • Sometimes called the "Al Noor Institute" which could be confused with the "Al Noor Cultural Institute" in Ras Al Khaimah (tel +971-7-2271339).

Schools in the same area as Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs

School name Founded   Tel    Level  Curriculum Qualifications School fees Reviews
Al Arqam Private School   1988   +971-4-3400888   K-12  Arabic, UAE MOE 7,040-15,017   
Al Qeyam Model School      +971-4-3409707     UAE   
Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre   1994   +971-4-3400005     Special Needs   


Last update 02 May 2012
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  • Many popular schools are full for 2018-2019. New schools in Dubai might have places.
  • Allow extra for books, extra-curricular activities, uniforms, trips, etc if not included in school fees.
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