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Higher Colleges of Technology
كليات التقنية العليا (HCT)

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 1994

Founded in 1988 by Federal Decree the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) is the largest higher educational institution in the UAE, having a well-respected reputation for innovative and hands-on, workplace relevant teaching and learning methodologies, which are based on the philosophy of Learning by Doing.

Approximately 20,000 students attend 17 modern, technology-enhanced men’s and women’s campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Madinat Zayed, Ras Al Khaimah, Ruwais and Sharjah.

HCT offers many different, work-relevant, English-taught programmes in Applied Communication, Business, Computer & Information Science, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences and Education at various levels. All programmes are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure the students’ skills are job-relevant and to the highest standards.

Students learn in a technologically sophisticated, e-learning environment that encourages development of independent and life-long learning skills.

HCT graduates are eagerly sought by employers as they are capable of operating effectively in today’s global business environment. Over 60,000 academic credentials have been awarded to its graduates since 1991.

The HCT has established dynamic relationships with UAE companies and organisations and the world’s leading universities and organisations.


Mission

Provide applied higher education to equip generations with knowledge, skills and competencies that meet international standards and the future needs of the UAE industry and society.



Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
  Secondary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
  Secondary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
 
Primary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Migration
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
 
Highly interested
  
With the Arab States
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
 
Highly interested
  




Contact

كليات التقنية العليا (HCT)
PO BOX 25026
0000 ABU DHABI
United Arab Emirates

http://www.hct.ac.ae/en/

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr. Ahmed Samy
Executive Director of Strategy and Future, Higher Colleges of Technology



UNEVOC Coordinator
Samah Clark
Specialist- Administration
Strategy and Future

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