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UAE Educational Zones and Authorities
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Education Zones and Authorities in the UAE
List of Educational Zones and Authorities in the UAE - Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain education zone information.
- Schools in the UAE are licensed by the relevant education zone in the emirate in which they operate.
- The UAE Ministry of Education oversees all emirate-based education councils and authorities.
- Nurseries, daycare centers, and creches are licensed by the UAE Ministry of Social Affairs (MOSA).
- Kindergartens and pre-schools are licenced by school education authorities under the Ministry of Education?
Abu Dhabi education zones
- AAEZ - Al Ain Education Zone
- ADEZ - Abu Dhabi Educational Zone
- WEZ - Western Educational Zone
ADEC - Abu Dhabi Education Council is the parent or umbrella organisation of AAEZ, ADEZ (or AEZ), and WEZ?
Ajman education zone
- AEZ - Ajman Educational Zone
Dubai education zones
- KHDA - Knowledge and Human Development Authority, took over from the Dubai Education Council (DEC) and Dubai Education Zone (DEZ).
Fujairah education zones
- FEZ - Fujairah Educational Zone
Ras Al Khaimah education zones
- RAK Educational Zone
- Head of the Department of Educational Administration - Ibrahim Al Bagham (17 Sep 2010 report)
Sharjah education zones
- SEZ - Sharjah Educational Zone
- Sharjah Education Office - for East Coast areas that are part of the emirate of Sharjah
Umm Al Quwain education zone
- UAQ Educational Zone
UAE Ministry of Education and educational zones contact details
|Ministry of Education general enquiries||800-51115||toll-free in UAE, email firstname.lastname@example.org?|
|Ministry of Education of UAE in Abu Dhabi||Abu Dhabi||+971-2-4089999|
|Ministry of Education of UAE in Dubai||Dubai||+971-4-2176666|
|Abu Dhabi Education Zone (ADEZ)||Abu Dhabi||+971-2-6653000|
|Ajman Educational Zone (AEZ)||Ajman||+971-6-7424777|
|Al Ain Education Zone (AAEZ)||Abu Dhabi||+971-3-7635000||Fax +971-3-7632006, PO Box 1008 Al Ain, email email@example.com|
|Fujairah Education Zone (FEZ)||Fujairah||+971-9-2233666|
|Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA)||Dubai||+971-4-3640000|
|Ras Al Khaimah Education Zone (REZ? RAKEZ?)||RAK||+971-7-2333333|
|Sharjah Education Office||Sharjah||+971-9-2371666||For Dibba, Kalba, Khor Fakkan / Khorfakkan|
|Sharjah Educational Zone (SEZ)||Sharjah||+971-6-5723082|
|Umm Al Quwain Educational Zone (UEZ? UAQEZ?)||UAQ||+971-6-7656444|
|Western Education Zone (WEZ)||Abu Dhabi||+971-2-8847223||Al Gharbiya, Ruwais, Madinat Zayed, etc|
Last update Tuesday 29-Oct-2013. Page development 4L 5C.
- UAE education guide - information for students, parents, teachers
- UAE school directory - list of private schools in the UAE with fees and other information where available
- Ministry of Education UAE
- PPP schools Abu Dhabi - Public Private Partnership schools in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Western Region
- School operators UAE - list of companies managing private schools in the UAE
- Villa schools in Abu Dhabi
Related websites (new window)
- www.adec.ac.ae - Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) website, in Arabic and English.
- www.adez.ae - Abu Dhabi Educational Zone (ADEZ) website, in Arabic. English version says "under construction" on almost all pages (August 2008).
- www.ajmanez.gov.ae - Ajman Educational Zone website, in Arabic only (August 2008). Tel +971-6-7456644. Head of AEZ private schools section is Musa Al Gharib.
- www.aez.gov.ae - Al Ain Education Zone website, Arabic only, English version just says "under construction" (August 2008).
- www.dec.gov.ae - Dubai Education Council (DEC) website (no longer available), DEC superseded by the KHDA.
- Dubai Schools Agency website not found, DSA is part of the KHDA.
- Dubai Educational Zone website not found, see KHDA website.
- www.ddpe.ae - Dubai Education Zone private schools website (not available August 2008 - replaced by KHDA website?)
- www.ezone.ae - not a government education zone website. Education Zone FZ LLC is a Dubai company that places Emirati and GCC students in western universities and colleges.
- www.dpvt-schools.com - was some sort of website listing private schools in Dubai (unknown if a government website or not) but now looks like a spam website (August 2008)
- www.fez.gov.ae - Fujairah Education Zone website, almost all in Arabic, no English version found (August 2008).
- www.khda.gov.ae - Knowledge and Human Development Authority Dubai website, all about Dubai schools, both government and private. In Arabic and English.
- www.rakedzone.com - Ras Al Khaimah Educational Zone (RAK EZ), mostly in Arabic, English version only has a welcome page (August 2008).
- www.shjeo.gov.ae - Sharjah Educational Office / Sharjah Education Bureau website, for the Sharjah schools on the East Coast of the UAE. In Arabic.
- www.sez.ae - Sharjah Education Zone (maybe an older site?), most content seems to be in the forum (www.sez.ae/vb/), Arabic only (August 2008).
- www.sez.gov.ae - Sharjah Educational Zone, Arabic only (August 2008). Newer website?
- www.uaqez.ae - Umm Al Quwain Education Zone website? A Zone-H report dated July 2007 says website was defaced / hacked. Website not available when checked August 2008. Director of UAQ Education Zone is Obeid/Obaid Al Qaoud.
- www.w-e-zone.com - Western Education Zone website (not www.we-zone.com or www.wezone.com), Arabic only (August 2008).
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