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National Qualifications Authority

United Arab Emirates

ABOUT


The establishment of the National Qualifications Authority was a key initiative to cope with the dramatic changes UAE is witnessing at all levels, including, the economic, education and training sectors. UAE is always best placed to initiate appropriate strategies that can achieve its vision of socio-economic development and technology-based economy. These changes, further, have necessitated re-addressing the roles played by the education and training bodies and stimulated the development of human capital skill. Vision to have distinct national qualifications that enhance economic and social development. Mission have a high-quality national qualifications system by reinforcing the links between learning outcomes and the labor market; developing RPL policies; licensing vocational education and training programs and institutions and standards for the accreditation of qualifications; facilitating the transfer of individuals between the general, higher and vocational education and training pathways; supporting the concept of lifelong learning through the recognition of learning outcomes of each individual in the society.