Emirates College for Advanced Education

Introduction
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Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) is home to a dedicated teacher preparation program, and school development centre. ECAE is an Abu Dhabi Government higher education institute affiliated with Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC). The college was established to offer Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree Programs as well as professional development for in-service educators with a commitment to playing a key role in the modernization of school education in the UAE, and providing educational research solutions to the nation. The College currently offers a Bachelor Degree Program and is distinguished for extensive practicum and mentoring opportunities for its students. The medium of instruction at the ECAE is English. ECAE is expanding its undergraduate program, introducing new graduate programs and augmenting its research capabilities.

ECAE continues to prepare a new generation of graduate teachers and education leaders to INSPIRE, EMPOWER AND TEACH.

Mission, Vision and Goals

Vision

ECAE will be a world-class research-based College whose graduates are recognized as transformational educators in the schools of the UAE and beyond.

Mission

The College will prepare and continually improve outstanding teachers and educational leaders to forward the economic and social ambitions of Abu Dhabi and the UAE through research-based study.

Institutional Goals

Reputation for Excellence:
Develop a reputation as the destination of choice for high achieving students wishing to become teachers in the UAE and for highly qualified and experienced national and international faculty.

Student Focus:
Create a student-centred environment which fosters excellence in teaching and learning, supported by an accredited world-class curriculum and student learning environment.

Partnership:
Create national and international partnership opportunities which enhance the student’s learning experience.

Research:
Create and promote an internationally acknowledged and respected culture of research; demonstrating a commitment to scholarship, innovation, and best practice with a specific focus on teaching and learning in a bilingual culture.

Community Engagement:
Engage with stakeholders and the wider community ensuring ECAE is a valued contributor to, and participant in, the life of the UAE.

Assessment:
Establish a Centre of Excellence for Assessment within ECAE which sets clear standards for potential students to meet to study within the College; measures the achievement of students across the Emirate; and forms the basis of the licensing of teachers underpinned by professional development programs.

Institutional Effectiveness:
Create a College-wide commitment to institutional effectiveness in all academic and administrative functions.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master of Education

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The Master of Education (M.Ed) Program is a 36 credit-based two year degree program aligned with Level 9 in the UAE Qualification Framework - QF Emirates. The program focuses on Education practitioners, leaders, administrators and professionals in a broad range of field and is also suitable for other professionals whose work has an educational component or some educational responsibility. The following tracks are offered within the program: [+]

Master of Education (M.Ed) The Master of Education (M.Ed) Program is a 36 credit-based two year degree program aligned with Level 9 in the UAE Qualification Framework - QF Emirates. The program focuses on Education practitioners, leaders, administrators and professionals in a broad range of field and is also suitable for other professionals whose work has an educational component or some educational responsibility. The following tracks are offered within the program: Special Education Mathematics Education Science Education Social Studies Educational Technology Educational Leadership Early Childhood TESOL The M.Ed is offered over four semesters, and the final semester includes either a capstone project or a research project. This program is accredited by Commission for Academic Accreditation. Admissions Criteria In order to be admitted to the Master of Education applicants must: (a) Possess a recognized baccalaureate degree from an accredited University, earned in a discipline appropriate for the M.Ed, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its established equivalent. Those applicants interested in the maths or Science track must also: Maths track: have completed an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, a Mathematical Science, Engineering or Maths Education (or equivalent). Science track: have completed an undergraduate degree in Science or Science Education (or equivalent). (b) Possess an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0. Applicants who do not meet the requirements for the M.Ed may wish to apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) . which provides an opportunity transfer to the M.Ed if, during the first semester, they can raise their IELTS and/or GPA to that required for entry to the M.Ed or continue on the PGDE to obtain a teaching qualification. [-]

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Emirates College for Advanced Education
P.O Box 126662

Abu Dhabi, AE
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