In a bid to become one of the top five destinations in the world for education, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) has revealed that it is to form a new academic and scientific research committee.
The newly-formed body will be responsible for providing the public with up-to-date information on all areas of education across the emirate.
To achieve their goals, Dr Mugheer Al Khaili, director general of ADEC, recently signed a service agreement with the Statistics Center Abu Dhabi (SCAD) to help promote co-operation and regulate data exchanges.
Under the terms of the agreement, the public will be provider with updated information on all areas of education including data surrounding schools, classrooms, students, staff, special needs students, number of literacy and adult education centres, student results, qualified teaching staff and drop-outs.
"We are responsible for the collection, classification, storage, analysis and dissemination of official statistics and the release of the results of social, demographic, economic, environmental and cultural surveys," said Ahmad Bin Butti Al Qubaisi, director general of SCAD.