This chapter includes the following articles.
Billions of dirhams are being spent each year on education in Abu Dhabi by the emirate’s leaders, investors and families, with the aim of equipping new generations with the skills necessary to lead the transformation of the public and private sectors, and drive the development of a knowledge-based economy. Standards in schools and universities are closely monitored to ensure a quality learning environment for young citizens and residents, and efforts have been made to attract well-known international institutions in the tertiary and private school segments to open campuses in Abu Dhabi. The Abu Dhabi authorities have also focused on improving public schools, colleges and universities. This chapter contains an interview with Jameela Salem Al Muhairi, Minister of State for General Education.