UAE Schools Will Adopt A New "Emirati School System"
The new model will improve school systems and students' performance...
31 October 2017
The Ministry of Education and Abu Dhabi Education Council announced that a new common education system will be implemented in UAE private and public schools, which follow the government curricula, as part of the vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The new “Emirati School Model” will standardise school systems all over the country, and improve scholastic performance of students.
The “Emirati School Model” is a result of directives from President Sheikh Khalifa, and Vice President and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid said the model is: “essential to establish and support a well-informed education system capable of keeping up with future changes and developments.”
He added: “The UAE has made many significant achievements in education and the next stage requires us to build on them under a unified framework in preparation for the comprehensive development needed to delivering on national higher objectives, guided by the vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan,”
New advanced teaching strategies, learning materials, and courses will be part of the “Emirati School Model”, which will altogether focus on enhancing students’ performance, and filling the gap between academic output and work market demands.
The new plan was developed by local and international experts, who analysed the scholastic performance UAE students to improve educational systems and curricula.