Emirates College for Advanced Education Discusses Strengthening Academic Collaboration with Singapore
Abu Dhabi-UAE: November, 2021 – His Excellency Kamal R Vaswani, the Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE, visited the Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) campus in Abu Dhabi.
Ambassador Vaswani was welcomed by Dr. May Laith Al Taee, Vice Chancellor of ECAE, along with other senior officials and faculty members.
During the visit, Ambassador Vaswani was briefed on ECAE’s Programs and also toured ECAE’s laboratories, smart classrooms and other state-of-the-art facilities.
Dr. Al Taee also outlined ECAE’s strategic plans to drive the quality of higher education in the UAE through offering internationally accredited academic programs.
Ambassador Vaswani and Dr. Al Taee also discussed potential opportunities for enhancing collaboration between ECAE and various educational institutes in Singapore, including in programmes focused on early childhood, teacher training etc.
Dr.May Al Taee, said: “Singapore is recognized globally for the quality of its education system. In welcoming high-ranking dignitaries like Ambassador Vaswani to ECAE campus, we seek to foster academic collaboration and partnerships with top international institutions. Furthermore, such visits allow us to share experience and knowledge in developing teachers and education professionals, while highlighting our excellent reputation in offering a world-class curriculum integrated with the best pedagogical practices from across the globe.”
On his part, Ambassador Vaswani commended ECAE’s efforts to lead educational transformation and develop effective teachers in the UAE. He expressed keenness to build ties between like-minded institutions in Singapore and the UAE in this area. Ambassador added: “Through such strengthening of relationships, both sides can exchange knowledge and best practices to ensure our respective education sectors are equipped to nurture best-in-class professionals and produce future-ready students. Teaching and pedagogy will need to transform to ensure that students are equipped with the skills and expertise for the jobs of tomorrow.”
As part of its efforts to achieve the aspirations of its wise leadership and strengthen the UAE Education system, ECAE offers a variety of accredited academic and professional development programs that address the evolving requirements of the education sector in UAE.