In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to empower future generations, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, directed an increase The percentage of students affiliated with “Dubai Schools” in its first academic year increased by 50 percent from the previously announced number of “800 male and female students”, due to the great demand that schools witnessed during the registration period, bringing the number of students to approximately 1,200 students for the 2021 school year. – 2022.
This came during an inspection visit by the Steering Committee headed by His Excellency Abdullah Al Basti, Secretary General of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai and Chairman of the Steering Committee for Dubai Schools, in the presence of His Excellency Abdul Rahman Saleh Al Saleh, Director General of the Department of Finance in Dubai, and representatives from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority and the Fund Foundation Knowledge, to ensure the readiness of schools in its two branches in Mirdif and Al Barsha and their affiliated facilities, and to determine their preparations to open their doors with the start of the new academic year on August 29.
His Excellency Abdullah Al Basti stressed that education is an essential pillar in building a prosperous society based on a knowledge economy that is able to adapt to challenges, keep pace with aspirations and seize opportunities. and its development. He added: We value the efforts of those in charge of creating the appropriate environment for students before the start of the new academic year, starting with the work team from the bodies represented by members of the Dubai Schools Steering Committee, the Dubai Municipality, the Roads and Transport Authority, in addition to the Taaleem company, stressing the importance of the role played by the administrative team to start the year. scholastic.
In turn, His Excellency Abdul Rahman Saleh Al Saleh, Director General of the Department of Finance in the Government of Dubai and member of the Dubai Schools Steering Committee, stressed that education has always been under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, pointing to The directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, confirm the emirate’s keenness to improve the quality of education as a source of well-being and human well-being. His Excellency added: “Dubai schools are a model for a fruitful partnership between the public and private sectors, aimed at contributing to the development of the education sector in the Emirate of Dubai and improving its outputs so that it becomes an example in the region. Therefore, the Dubai Schools Steering Committee finds itself, in light of the lofty directives, keen to follow the stages of Schools’ completion, review and evaluation of their outputs at each of its approved stages, and submission to His Highness the Chairman of the Executive Council for approval, in addition to submitting periodic reports on achievements, challenges and recommendations, in order for schools to become one of the driving engines of Dubai’s march towards the future.
Alan Williamson, CEO of Taaleem, expressed his pride that Taaleem Company is among the list of Dubai government partners involved in the establishment of Dubai Schools, stressing that the establishment of this type of school proves the future thinking of the Emirate of Dubai, stressing that Dubai schools will contribute In achieving the common ambition of improving academic outcomes for Emirati students. Williamson said: Our goal is to raise regional educational standards, through a values-based commitment, and to nurture and enhance the talents and passions of students under our supervision. School facilities are now ready to welcome the first batch of students of different nationalities on August 29, 2021.
The Steering Committee began the inspection visit by reviewing the readiness of Dubai schools in its two branches, Mirdif and Al Barsha, by inspecting the school facilities that were engineered in a thoughtful manner, and enhance the educational environment that is attractive to students, which contributes to enriching their personalities, providing them with life skills that enable them to prepare for the future, and creating an incubating school environment It is safe and motivates the values of trust, cooperation and academic excellence.