Abu Dhabi Education Council - (State)

The Abu Dhabi Education Council was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The Abu Dhabi Education Council is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. It has its headquarters in Abu Dhabi and has the right to set up its branches and offices inside or outside the UAE. The council will develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It will provide technical assistance in this regard. The council will coordinate with the Ministry of Education in planning education strategies within the framework of the UAE’s general education policy.

The council will conduct studies and make suggestions to develop education and vocational training and enhance the capabilities of educational institutions and their employees to advance with the general progress of the country. The council will provide technical and material assistance to educational institutions. The council will support relations between educational institutions and the private sector. The council will raise the standard of education and vocational training for graduates, providing them with training and exposing them to wider employment opportunities. The council will provide assistance, counseling, and technical services to educational institutions and coordinate among these institutions to enable them to implement the education plans of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The council will participate in establishing an educational database for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The council will encourage the private sector to provide quality education services according to existing laws. The Abu Dhabi Education Council was established in accordance with law No. 24 of 2005, issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi. ADEC seeks to develop and implement innovative educational policies, plans and programs that aim to improve education in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and support educational institutions and staff in a manner that helps achieve the objectives of national development.

Participate in the Emirate’s educational planning process within the framework of the UAE general education policy and in coordination with the Ministry of Education Prepare studies and proposals for the advancement of education and vocational training and for the enhancement of all educational institutions and their staff to enable them to remain in line with current development in all fields Provide technical and material assistance to educational institutions. Support and enhance the relationship between educational institutions and the private sector and improve the academic and professional level of graduates, training them, and enhancing their employment opportunities. Provide support and technical assistance to educational institutions and coordinate their activities in a way that enables them to implement their individual educational plans. Establish an educational database for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Encourage private educational institutions to deliver first-class educational services.
Curriculum / Programs
Abu Dhabi Education Council is committed to the highest standards of conduct in education, training, and administration. To meet this commitment, ADEC has issued a set of Code of Conducts to cover all departmental sectors and to more closely align staff conduct with the organizational values and ethics that underpin ADEC’s policies and procedures. The Code of Conduct clarifies the standards of behavior that are expected of Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) staff in the performance of their duties. It gives guidance in areas where staff need to make personal and ethical decisions. The Abu Dhabi Education Council was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The Abu Dhabi Education Council is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs.

It has its headquarters in Abu Dhabi and has the right to set up its branches and offices inside or outside the UAE. The council will develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. It will provide technical assistance in this regard. The council will coordinate with the Ministry of Education in planning education strategies within the framework of the UAE’s general education policy. The council will conduct studies and make suggestions to develop education and vocational training and enhance the capabilities of educational institutions and their employees to advance with the general progress of the country.

The council will provide technical and material assistance to educational institutions. The council will support relations between educational institutions and the private sector. The council will raise the standard of education and vocational training for graduates, providing them with training and exposing them to wider employment opportunities. The council will provide assistance, counseling and technical services to educational institutions and coordinate among these institutions to enable them to implement the education plans of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The council will participate in establishing an educational database for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The council will encourage the private sector to provide quality education services according to existing laws.

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