The UAE’s education system and its progress towards achieving excellence

The education system in the UAE is underpinned by comprehensive education policies that guide the development and implementation of curricula across the country. Curriculum development is a continuous process aimed at aligning educational content with global standards and the evolving needs of students.

Innovation is actively encouraged in the UAE’s education system, with a focus on implementing innovative teaching methods, fostering project-based learning, and promoting student-centered approaches. Experiential learning opportunities and the gamification of education further enhance the overall learning experience for students. Here are some interesting facts:

  • Smart learning programs, new teachers’ codes, licensing and evaluation systems, as well as curriculum revision, including teaching math and science in English, are all part of the new government strategy.
  • The UAE’s education sector is expected to post a CAGR of almost 5% during the period 2018-2022. The country’s education system is also a key driver of the UAE’s diversified knowledge-based economy.
  • The UAE’s education budget 2023 is AED 9.8 billion (15.5% of the total general budget).
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