The Institute of Applied Technology, Al Ain is a co-educational government school located at Al Foua, Al Ain. The Al Ain campus has both a male and female campus and a combined student population of over 1000 students.
The female campus in Al Ain opened its doors to Grade 10 female students in August 2009 with approximately 180 students. In 2010 the school accepted female students for Grades 9 and 10. Since August 2011 the female campus accommodates Grades 9 to 12. In 2012 the female campus split its Engineering Science cluster to general or energy and the Applied Engineering was divided between electrical or mechanical. Also in 2012, one class of 22 students in Grade 9 followed the "esteemed Advanced Science program (ASP)". The year of 2012 also had the first graduation of Grade 12.
The male campus serves a student population of over 600 students.
The institute is part of seven schools throughout the United Arab Emirates which were established to provide post-secondary career-focused Technical Education (CTE) programs to meet the "industrial needs and requirements of the nation". The school focuses on building to produce "world class technicians, engineers and scientists".
Applicants must be GCC or UAE nationals. All schools are male only, except the Abu Dhabi and Al Ain branches which have a female campus.
The Al Ain campus is host to a number of state-of-the-art facilities including classrooms with interactive whiteboards, sound systems, projectors and the latest computers. Additionally the campus includes a number of science laboratories, computer labs, engineering labs, library, learning resource center, a gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, squash court and bowling alley.
The Institute of Applied Technology uses an American based curriculum with core subjects English, Science and Mathematics. All subjects apart from Arabic are taught in English through a variety of mediums including E-learning and project based learning.
Age ranges from (13 to 15 years for G9 students), and from (14 to 16 for G10 students) on the first day of classes. To enter students need to have passed eighth grade for G9 students, and ninth grade for G10 students. There is also an entry exam and interview.
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