UAE tops world in technical and vocational education and training in UNDP’s Global Knowledge Index

The achievement is the result of the UAE’s efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 

Abu Dhabi, Dec 27, 2022: The UAE has been ranked as the world’s leader in technical and vocational education and training in the Global Knowledge Index 2022. 

The index has been issued by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in cooperation with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation.

The achievement is the result of the UAE’s efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its vision for the technical and vocational education and training system as one of the main pillars that contribute to boosting the country’s competitiveness.

Dr. Mubarak Saeed Al Shamsi, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) says that this milestone reflects the efforts of the UAE’s leadership to provide the best for the UAE community, and develop national capabilities to ensure a thriving and sustainable future for generations to come.

He notes that the UAE topping the Technical and Vocational Education and Training indicator is a testament to the UAE’s leadership in the field, through providing continuous training, skills development, and recording the highest rates of enrolment and female participation in vocational programmes.

Al Shamsi adds that ACTVET ensures implementing international practices and keeping pace with the highest standards to maintain its innovation and excellence drive and remain at the forefront globally.

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