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Educational Structure in Dubai

16 April 2019

The current educational structure involves a four-tier system covering 14 years of education.

Kindergarten – for children of 4 to 5 years of age

Primary – for age group 6 to 12years. Length of the programme is 6years

Preparatory – for age group 12 to 15 years for three-year duration

Secondary – for age levels 15 to 18 years of age, a three-year programme. At the end of this term, a Secondary School Leaving Certificate or diploma is awarded.

Technical Secondary School – for ages 12 to 18, with a six year duration programme. A certificate or Technical Secondary Diploma is awarded.

PS: Nurseries operate for babies, toddlers, children up to f years of age and include daycare and crèche facilities. They operate under the authority and licensing of UAE Ministry of Social Affairs (MOSA).

Educational structure

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