Education in the UAE : Current Status and Future Developments
This title offers analysis essential for understanding the process of education in the Gulf. It contributes to the debate surrounding education in the Middle East and the wider developing world. It provides a crucial study of the possible future educational and developmental challenges in the Gulf. The UAE has long prioritised 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.