About Us

Sparking lifelong learning across the UAE to empower individuals to build their own skills and to connect passion to purpose.


Promoting learning as a lifestyle for everyone in the UAE to build a knowledge-based economy and to make the impossible possible for generations to come.

Celebrate self-discovery
Embrace risk-taking
Make learning visible
Elevate trailblazers
Build communities of support
Our Strategy
Defining Advanced Skills
Measuring Advanced Skills
Identifying Target Segments
Setting Policies and Programs
Creating a National Movement

"We looked at different frameworks used globally to define Advanced Skills . We then prioritized 17 priority and foundational sectors for the UAE and conducted extensive industry experts consultation to define skills . As such, we have defined 12 cross-cutting critical Advanced Skills for the UAE"

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"Current gaps in assessing skills presents an opportunity for the UAE to pioneer skills assessment efforts"

The National Program for Advanced Skills focuses on three main segments

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"The National Program for Advanced Skills will assume multiple roles in promoting skills"

Motivating target segment to lead their lifelong journey is integral to Advanced Skills strategy success. A modern branding has been created for Advanced Skills to facilitate outreach awareness activities. Participation in events and social media account to increase awareness around skills. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid launched "My Skill 12X12“ campaign


My Skills, My Future

‘My Skill 12x12’ Campaign

Skills Cube

Advanced Skills Council

workshops and talks
users took the Future Fit test



Press Releases
Advanced Skills Council Explores Mechanisms for Developing Accurate Skills Measurement Tools

The Advanced Skills Council met recently to discuss the plans and strategies of the National Programme for Advanced Skills

Hosting ‘Skills Cube’ to promote employee abilities

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently hosted a delegation from Skills Cube; a national programme for fostering advanced skills, lifelong learning, talent identification and...

Dubai Police hosts 'Skills Cube' to encourage "Scientific Skills" among employees

The Dubai Police General HQ hosted Skills Cube- launched within the "My Skills 12x12" campaign, a twelve months-long national programme for fostering advanced skills, lifelong learning

The National Program for Advanced Skills Discusses ‘Financial Literacy’ at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The National Program for Advanced Skills offers a roadmap that enhances the potential of our local workforce to shape the future of the UAE.

du Hosts the ‘Skills Cube’ under The National Program for Advanced Skills

The collaboration is part of the wider strategic cooperation between the government and private sectors.

‘My Skill 12x12’: Advanced Skills Council Adopts ‘Financial Literacy’ as the Skill to Focus on in July 2019

The Council held its 1st meeting following its formation by the Council of Ministers

Contact Us
Phone : +971 2 305 7222
Email: info@skills.gov.ae
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