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The UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) curriculum teaches 14 subjects to various grades of pupils. The language of instruction is Arabic at MoE schools.
Country of Origin: United Arab Emirates
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The UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) Curriculum teaches 14 subjects to various grades of pupils*. It has been created very much in line with the UAE's goals and values.

The curriculum is used by all public schools, and some private schools that have chosen to follow it. Note, all schools - public and private - use the MoE curriculum for Arabic, Social and Islamic Studies.

Instruction in MoE schools is in Arabic, although English as a second language is emphasised. There is also an Islamic and Social Studies component.

Arabic study up to Grade 12 is a requirement.

Other subjects on the curriculum are quite broad based and include:

  • Islamic Studies, Music and Fine Arts
  • Science and Social Study
  • Geography and History
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Geology
  • Psychology
  • Economics
  • Social study
  • Anthropology


* Curriculum update, 2008. Report: Gulf News


37 UAE Schools offering UAE MoE

School name Community City
Abu Dhabi International School MBZ branch Mohammed Bin Zayed City Abu Dhabi
Ajyal International School MBZ Mohammed Bin Zayed City Abu Dhabi
Al Ain Academy Al Sarooj Al Ain
Al Dhafra Private School, Al Ain Manaseer Al Ain
Al Maarifa Private School Al Qusais Dubai
Al Manara Private School Al Shamkha Abu Dhabi
Al Mawakeb School Al Garhoud Garhoud Dubai
Al Mawakeb School Al Khawaneej Al Khawaneej Dubai
Al Muna Academy Al Markaziyah Abu Dhabi
Al Worood Nursery Al Rehan Abu Dhabi
American School of Creative Science, Maliha Al Jurainah Sharjah
Australian International School Sharjah Muweileh Sharjah
Beaconhouse Private School Al Ain Falaj Hazzaa Al Ain
Chinese School Dubai Mirdif Dubai
Deira Private School Al Twar 3 Dubai
Dubai Arabian American Private School Al Muhaisnah Dubai
Dubai National School Al Twar Al Twar Dubai
Emirates National Schools Al Ain Towaya Abu Dhabi
GEMS Al Khaleej International School Garhoud Dubai
GEMS Founders School Dubai Al Barsha South Dubai
Good Will Children Private School Mussafah Abu Dhabi
Gulf Indian High School Garhoud Dubai
Horizon Private School Branch Khalifa City A Abu Dhabi
Ignite School Al Warqa Dubai
International Indian School Ajman Al Jurf Ajman
International School of Creative Science, Muwaileh Muweileh Sharjah
Liwa International School for Girls AlBateen Al Ain
New World School Private Dubai Al Twar Dubai
Next Generation School Al Barsha Dubai
RAK Academy Dafan Al Khor Ras al-Khaimah
Royal American School Mussafah Abu Dhabi
Sharjah Public School Al Jazzat Sharjah
Sheikh Zayed Academy for Boys Al Khalidia Abu Dhabi
Star Private School Al Azra Sharjah
The Winchester School Jebel Ali Dubai
Wesgreen International School Muweilah Sharjah
West Yas Academy Yas West Abu Dhabi

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