The English Department began as an initiative of the United Arab Emirate’s Ministry of Education. Its inception as the ‘Bridging The Gap’ programme reflected the ambition to realise a change in the English language education of young Emiratis. Activities are now integrated into the core of the Ministry’s work and are seen as forming a department within the Ministry’s main function. The Department supports the mission and values for education in the Emirates and seeks to realise its ambitious goals.
The English Department oversees a range of subjects, which are taught in English, and not only improve the language levels of students, but seek to furnish them with the skills to become happy and prosperous national and global citizens. The subjects are: