Vice Chancellor

Welcome to Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE). We hope that you take the time to review our website and learn more about the exciting work that is being done in our unique teacher training college.

ECAE is a world-class College whose graduates are recognized as transformational leaders in the UAE educational system and beyond. We prepare and equip teachers and educational leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to advance the social and economic ambitions of UAE. Our College is a vibrant professional learning community, creating a student-centered environment which fosters excellence in teaching, learning, and research.

ECAE provides opportunities for students interested in a variety of careers, whether they be in teaching, research, administration, or policy development. Our distinguished faculty and outstanding staff are committed to scholarship and innovation, ensuring that our instruction is research-based and incorporates state-of-the-art technology. We seek national and international partnerships that enhance teaching, learning, and research. ECAE actively engages with stakeholders and the wider community to ensure that our programs meet the educational needs of the Nation.

If you are interested in having a career within the teaching profession, ECAE is the right place for you. If you are looking for an advanced degree in Education, ECAE offers a range of specialized Post Graduate Diplomas, Master of Education and Doctoral programs in Education. In addition, our Continuing Education Center (CEC) offers professional development to in-service teachers.

We invite you to contact us to discuss how these opportunities at Emirates College for Advanced Education in Abu Dhabi would help you achieve your professional goals.

Prof. David Pedder

Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic