Education in the Constitution
Education is a constitutional right of every citizen. Article 17 of the UAE's Constitution stresses the fundamental role of education in the progress of the society and makes education compulsory at primary stages and free of charge at all stages for citizens throughout the UAE. It also maintains that the government should set necessary schemes for spreading education and eliminating illiteracy.
Education and Vision 2021
Providing first-rate education system is a pillar of the National Agenda in line with Vision 2021. One of the targets of National Agenda is that UAE students must be best in the world in reading, mathematics, science and have a strong knowledge of the Arabic language. Below are the key performance indicators to realise a 'First-Rate Education System'.
Education 2020 strategy
Ministry of Education (MoE) developed 'Education Strategy 2010-2020' which is formulated according to international best practices and leading education systems. The strategy keeps the interest of the student at the highest priority.
The strategy comprises 50 initiatives to be implemented through a 10-year plan aiming to reach a first-class education system after a complete and comprehensive change of teaching methods.
Read more about Ministry of Education's Strategy 2010–2020 (PDF, 453 KB).
Also read about 'Raising the standard of education'.
Updated on 01 Jul 2018