Ministry of Education strikes MoU with RAK Department of Knowledge

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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RAK DOK signs MoU with MoE
Officials during the signing ceremony.

The Ras Al Khaimah Department of Knowledge (RAK DOK) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education (MoE) to gradually delegate the powers to regulate the private education sector in the emirate to the RAK DOK until the end of 2024.

The move aligns with the objectives of Ras Al Khaimah’s Vision 2030, and the national aspirations aimed at continuing to advance the educational system to keep pace with the latest global trends.

According to the MoU, RAK DOK will adopt a new approach that focuses on improving educational services and enhancing their quality to meet the best international standards, in line with the future development goals of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.

Dr. Rabaa Al Sumaiti, Undersecretary for the Performance Improvement Sector at the MoE, said that, “This MoU marks the first step of our strategic collaboration with the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Knowledge, aimed at supporting their team in fulfilling their responsibilities and efficiently attaining the department’s strategic objectives. We look forward to strengthening our cooperation with the department and all our local partners to enhance every facet of the education system in the country.”

“Ras Al Khaimah Department of Knowledge is thrilled to embark on this journey with our partners at the Ministry of Education. This is a highly notable and exciting new chapter in our collective efforts to enhance educational outcomes in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. By joining forces, we have a unique opportunity to elevate educational standards to global levels and address the diverse needs of all students, including students of determination,” commented Dr. Abdulrahman Al Naqbi, Board Member of RAK DOK.

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