UAE: Abu Dhabi Education Articles & Analysis

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Three of the leading lights in Abu Dhabi’s higher education sphere came together in 2017 to create the Khalifa University of Science and Technology. The fusion of the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Petroleum Institute (PI) and Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KU) is a recipe for multi-disciplinary...

 

With the UAE’s 2021 Golden Jubilee celebrations just four years away, the education sector in Abu Dhabi is closing in on achievement targets that will be used as key performance indicators of national transformation. Launched in 2010 the UAE’s Vision 2021 set a challenge to create a competitive knowledge economy and a first-rate education...

 

Scientists at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, prior to its merger in early 2017, were adapting the latest data mining techniques to predict how job markets will evolve in the face of digitisation and automation of workplace functions. The answers they find could be vital to the emirate’s leaders and should provide young people...

 

With a burgeoning school-age population and parents increasingly prepared to invest in education, the private school sector in Abu Dhabi is set for a period of growth and expansion. A total of 11 newly approved schools opened in the 2015/16 academic year, with a further nine expected to open during the 2016/17 school year, providing an...

 

As Abu Dhabi moves to diversify its economy and develop knowledge-based industries that are reliant on a highly trained workforce, education stakeholders have moved to begin career development at the secondary school level. Local English-language daily The National reported in March 2015 that the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC)...

 

With 2015 declared a “Year of Innovation” by the federal government, public and private stakeholders in the emirate have increasingly focused on post-graduate education, particularly research and development (R&D) activities at the PhD level. Both private and government-funded universities have actively sought to expand their PhD offerings...