With the lay of the first construction block of the Union of the Emirates, the founder and his fellows saw education as the foundation to build a society capable of keeping pace with progress. Over the past decades, the interest of the leadership focused on building an educational system comparable to those in developed countries, investing all resources to achieve its goals.
To achieve their visions, our the wise leadership of the Ministry of Education has accelerated the development of education to achieve high-quality educational outcomes.
Through a large investment in human power, the UAE was keen on creating the necessary conditions to build pioneering Emirati institutions, characterized by a high-quality learning environment and equipped with the highest modern technology tools that enable generations of students to complete their higher education. This started with the opening of the UAE University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Zayed University in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and private higher educational institutions that foster creativity in the national youth, supported by new academic disciplines to cope with the labour market requirements.
The Ministry of Education has been working hard to develop curriculum learning standards and national assessment to emulate best global practices.
The Ministry also supports the country's strategy to promote a culture of creativity and innovation through providing students with twenty-first century skills to keep pace with global developments, the promotion of education and leading it to new horizons.