The Center of Excellence for Arabic Language, Culture and Arts
The Center of Excellence for Arabic Language, Culture and Arts is dedicated to the development of intercultural dialogue and the facilitation of a deeper understanding of the Arab culture, heritage and traditions. The Center will offer a comprehensive and engaging educational program focused on the learning and retention of the Arabic language for students of all ages, including native and non-native speakers. It will also provide training and support for teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies to guarantee the implementation of excellent pedagogical practices and standards across all Arabic subjects, and ensure a positive and meaningful learning environment for all students.
The Center will also provide opportunities for students, parents and teachers to be immersed in the rich Arab culture and heritage through a range of programs – from the art of calligraphy and Arabic musical instruments, to the local Emirati dialect and customs, as well as many other cultural traditions.
In addition, The Center will act as a cultural hub for youth, creatives and the community, offering a range of programs and activities in crafts, visual and performing arts, and design technologies. These exciting programs will be delivered in state-of-the-art facilities including ceramics and metalsmithing workshops, a design lab, an interactive smart library, and an art gallery.
By providing these opportunities and programs, The Center aims to create an environment that promotes tolerance, curiosity and understanding, and better prepares students to be engaged citizens in a competitive global economy.