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Title Education in the UAE : current status and future developments
Published Abu Dhabi : Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 310 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction. Education in the UAE: current status and future developments -- Keynote address. Expected developments in the UAE economy over the next ten years -- Startegies and policies of education in the UAE. Comprehensive new school model education in the UAE -- Assesing educational policies in the UAE -- Schooling in the UAE. The role of curriculum in the creation of a knowledge-based economy in the UAE -- Addressing the early school leaving challenge -- Educational standards and reform in the UAE and Bahrain -- Higher education in the UAE. The UAE and higher education in the 21st century -- Preparing students for study in a non-native language -- The dilemma of foreign advisors in the UAE education sector -- Global trends and the impact on higher education in the UAE -- Avision for the future of UAE education. Transdisciplinarity or integralism in the sciences -- Education in the UAE: a vision for the future
Summary The UAE has long prioritized education within its development plans, with the aim of creating a diverse and competitive economy based on improvements in the efficiency and quality of educational output. This book examines the various challenges of educational advancement on which success over the coming decades depends. Such challenges include diversifying the student population, schools, and curricula; improving the quality of the school environment; overcoming the limitations of traditional methods of education; creating effective approaches to development, evaluation, and assessment; improving educational guidance for students; and achieving greater family involvement in the educational process in an attempt to promote high levels of educational attainment, self-confidence, and a sense of citizenship. By analyzing the present state and future challenges to education in the UAE, this book is essential for all those interested in the development of education in the Gulf, and the wider Middle East
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-295) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Education and state -- United Arab Emirates
Education and state.
United Arab Emirates.
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
Form Electronic book
Author Markaz al-Imārāt lil-Dirāsāt wa-al-Buḥūth al-Istirātījīyah.
ISBN 9789948144281