People who offer private classes without a permit from the ministry will be subject to “fines and sanctions”
A new work permit for teachers in the United Arab Emirates regulates the provision of private lessons for students outside educational institutions. Announced on Monday, the private teaching work permit allows specialized and qualified professionals in the community to offer private lessons individually or in groups.
Beneficiaries include registered teachers in public or private schools, public and private sector employees, unemployed people, students aged 15 to 18, and university students.
Jointly released by the MoHRE and the Ministry of Education (MoE), the permit is aimed at curbing illegal private tuitions.
Eligible applicants may submit a permit application through the agency’s digital platforms. Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MoHRE). The permit is granted free of charge for two years.
“This allows qualified individuals…who are granted permission to offer private lessons and generate direct income, provided they sign a ministry-approved ‘code of conduct’ document,”
he MoHRE saying.
People who offer private lessons without a permit from the ministry will be subject to “fines and sanctions.” The ministry did not specify the amounts of the fines or detail the sanctions.
Dr. Muhammad bin Ibrahim Al Mualla, Undersecretary of Academic Affairs at the Ministry of EducationHe said the new system provides
“flexible options for students and parents…maintaining discipline, quality and efficiency in the educational process.”
“The introduction of a permit for qualified persons to teach private lessons will help curb illegal and unregulated practices in the recruitment of private teachers, which risk affecting the learning process as a whole.”
The legal framework regulates private lessons at the national level, protects the rights of private teachers and “ensures that students receive complementary education that meets their learning style and needs.”
Khalil Al Khoori, Undersecretary of Human Resources Affairs at MoHRE, He called on those seeking private lessons to hire professionals authorized to offer these services, and to meet their financial obligations as agreed between both parties.
News Source: Khaleej Times