ADNOC Appoints Aldar Academies to Operate Four ADNOC Schools

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Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 16, 2017: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed an agreement appointing Aldar Academies to operate and manage four ADNOC Schools in Abu Dhabi and across the Al Dhafra Region: Sas Al Nakhl Campus, Ruwais Campus, Madinat Zayed Campus, and Ghayathi Campus. 

The agreement, which reinforces ADNOC’s commitment to delivering the highest quality education across its ADNOC Schools, was signed by Ghannam Al Mazrouei Chairman of the ADNOC Schools Board of Trustees, and H.E. Mohammed Al Mubarak, CEO of Aldar and Chairman of Aldar Academies. 

 “ADNOC Schools are committed to delivering a world-class education - one that enriches the economic and social fabric of the Emirate - and which builds on the achievements of our schools since their establishment in 2008,” said Al Mazrouie. 

“Today marks an important milestone in the ADNOC Schools’ journey as we prepare our students to reach their highest potential and also create new professional development opportunities for our cadre of teaching staff.  In doing so, we’re delighted to appoint Aldar Academies, one of Abu Dhabi’s leading education providers, to share their best practice experience, knowledge, innovation, and operational excellence.” 

Aldar Academies operates seven leading private schools in the UAE. 

Al Mubarak said: “Our collaboration with ADNOC opens a new chapter in the company’s vision to deliver the best education opportunities and we are proud to support the achievements of ADNOC Schools as we work together to provide their students with a strong academic curriculum and provide pastoral care that puts the needs of students, teachers and parents first as we achieve our shared ambition to deliver educational excellence.”

Aldar Academies will start managing the four campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Dhafra, which deliver an American curriculum education to 7,000 KG-G12 students, from the start of the new academic year, in September, following a transition period.

H.E Eng. Hamad Al Dhaheri, ADEC’s Private Schools & Quality Assurance Executive Director; said “We are confident the partnership between ADNOC and Aldar Academies will support the successful development of future generations of national talent. It will ensure students benefit from an advanced education curricula, supported by the best international teaching standards and modern learning methods, in accordance with the ambitious vision of the Abu Dhabi Education Council.”