Emiratisation of educational zones to be complete by 2005

DUBAI - Emiratisation of educational zones across the country will be completed in 2005 according to Awatif Omaish, Director of the Human Resource Department at the Ministry of Education and Youth.

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Published: Mon 24 Feb 2003, 2:52 AM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:26 PM

"The project is expected to nationalise teaching posts in all specialisations, except mathematics and English language," she said.

Focusing on the ministry's efforts to expedite the implementation of the plan, Awatif said that a total number of 1,000 UAE nationals are being appointed every year at various educational zones across the UAE. "The central committee established under the chairmanship of Dr Abdul Aziz Al Sharhan, Minister of Education and Youth, is following up the implementation of the plan and working on attracting UAE national cadres," she noted.

Talking about the ministry's plan to qualify UAE nationals, she explained that a five-year plan aimed at training more than 750 school headmasters is being implemented in collaboration with the UAE University.

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