"The development of the education sector is one of the most important goals of the SDGs. Therefore, providing education to all members of society is one of the key instruments for achieving that objective "
The Ministry of Education is moving forward to complete the process of developing and comprehensively and radically changing educational frameworks and streams as per a modern educational philosophy. The ministry initiated this philosophy with the launch of the Emirati School, which is based on the best international systems and pioneering and successful experiences within a national and sharing pattern and framework with all leading government and private educational institutions across the UAE.
The ministry’s move is in line with the wise leadership’s national visions aimed at achieving sustainable education by highlighting the need for continuous lifelong learning, enhancing the role of technology in serving the educational process, ensuring the best educational practices and modern curricula and establishing innovation as a lifestyle with a view to building a generation armed with the skills of this age and proud of its national identity.
In this context, the Ministry of Education seeks to define the future of education to produce a generation aware of what life requires and how to keep pace with its developments, this being a method of work to fulfill the requirements of knowledge-based economy and sustainable development. This stems from a keen educational vision by the Ministry of Education based on firmly established values derived from the federal government’s vision and its strategic plans, organizational structures and development initiatives to achieve the national agenda indicators as part of a work system based on dedication and excellence.
Incorporating this value in the school curriculum as well as applying it in the school community. There are also
other initiatives and programs that
contribute to instilling and reinforcing this human value. The Ministry of
Education is also keen to promote communication with different categories of
the society and contribute to communal initiatives that aim at enhancing the
solidarity of the community, voluntary, and charity work.
This stage receives huge
attention from the ministry as it is the stage when the traits and skills of
the students are shaped. The ministry has developed programs and initiatives
that cater to this category.
The ministry has also
dedicated the best supervisory, educational
practices, and curricula that build students’ skills and behavior.
Incorporating educational games in
early childhood curriculum to simplify the delivery of information to the child,
help him absorb it in a faster way and think of how to learn things around him.
The curricula of this stage simulate the intellectual and mental capacities of
children through adopting global inspection strategies and standards based on sharing and entertainment.
Parents will take part in this process and will be familiarized with the
importance of this stage for their children to gain knowledge.
Continuous lifelong learning:
ministry aims at instilling a culture of learning and acquisition of cognitive
and life skills at different ages and levels through compulsory education. It provides
equal opportunities of education for students of communities, students
living in difficult physical conditions, and people of determination.
Schools are equipped
to accommodate this category of students
to ensure their safety and the provision of
educational means that suit their needs. The ministry is keen to provide various
activities and events for all students and involve parents in some of them.
offers government and online scholarships
where hundreds of students are annually sent abroad to study in the most
reputable institutions .
The ministry also launched the initiative Teach for UAE ,
which aims to attract the talented and experts to volunteer to work in the education sector to benefit from
their vast experience in the field of education.
and sustainable education, the Ministry of Education has set up a health
database for all UAE school students through Al Manhal Portal in order to provide
them with health care at every age. It
also organizes field trips to schools to
raise health awareness and maintain healthy lifestyles in cooperation with the
Ministry of Health and Community Protection throughout the academic year. It
also provides awareness programs on
gynecological diseases for female students.
Cabinet approved a budget of 10.4 billion dirhams for the public and higher
education sectors to develop the
educational system in the country and make it compatible with the requirements
of the future by instilling the concept of sustainable education.
the future in the education sector has become a priority and an approach as
embodied in launching future perceptions about education, stressing the
importance of developing it, highlighting the aspects that it needs to be
competitive and providing high-quality educational outputs to contribute to the
sustainability of education. Based on this, the ministry developed the skills
of the youth and helped them gain the best practices to enable them to enter
the future labor markets. The ministry also provided the best smart learning systems for
the students by working on two streams; the first includes the provision the
required infrastructure plus qualifying and developing the skills of the youth
through the training portal .
An educational system based on consolidating the 21st century skills should
be built through the curriculum, interactive activities
and exploratory scientific trips and promoting
innovation in the Emirati school. The ministry also worked that its curricula align
with the requirements of the labor markets with the aim of keeping pace with
the UAE’s plans to shift to the knowledge-based economy. Using the Shorik portal, the
ministry seeks to guide students to the disciplines that suit their scientific and professional tendencies.
ministry also provided a professional education stream by establishing professional and technical institutes :
and provide qualitative university education that matches the
world’s most prestigious universities.
The Happiness and Well-being Council at the
ministry has launched several initiatives and programs to provide a pleasant
and attractive career environment and offers a large portion of motivating job stability
such as the initiative of the network of positive schools that the ministry launched.
Allocating innovative courses and
expanding the number of targeted students within ‘Our Ambassadors’ initiative and
the National Science, Technology and Innovation Festival, which
motivates students to conduct research studies and present their research
innovations for the distinguished ones to be honored. A diploma in innovation
is launched to develop the skills of the youth and achieve the concept of
Launching the 21 Leaders
Initiative, which enables the youth to take part in shaping the development of education, Besides,
there is a youth council, which targets the youth and enables them to provide
their visions on how to develop education.
The Ministry of Education is keen to achieve gender balance by
granting women all the privileges associated with their nature in accordance
with the Cabinet’s decisions, which guarantee women’s functional and living rights.
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