BUiD’s Alumna appointed as Director-General of the Emirates Schools Establishment


Congratulations to BUiD’s Alumna, Her Excellency Dr Rabaa Alsumaiti, for her appointment as Director-General of the Emirates Schools Establishment.

On 17 January 2021 Dr Rabaa Alsumaiti was appointed by the UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.


Dr Rabaa holds a PhD in Education from the British University in Dubai, and a Master’s degree in education from Bristol University in the UK. She worked at the Ministry of Education as Assistant Undersecretary for the Performance Improvement Sector and was in charge of school assessment operations and national and international examinations.


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