ZU ECLC

Welcome

Inspiring excellence in the care and education of young children

The Zayed University Early Learning Center (ECLC) opened during Spring semester 2013 on the Zayed University Abu Dhabi campus.

The center is staffed by fully qualified teachers – English teachers and Arabic teachers with a specialism in Early Childhood Care and Education. There are 2 teachers in most classrooms, assisted by experienced Classroom Assistants. Many of our Classroom Assistants are qualified nurses.
 

ECLC

The Zayed University ECLC is a holistic learning Center where your children will play, learn and develop in a bilingual environment. The ECLC is part of Zayed University, which is internationally accredited with a rich intellectual and cultural environment that supports the learning experiences.

The Center uses an innovative research based program that incorporates the philosophy of the Creative Curriculum which draws from the best international standards. Our program promotes discovery, self- expression, interactive learning and skill building for future school success in a play- based environment.


ECLC

The Center uses an innovative research based program that incorporates the philosophy of the Creative Curriculum which draws from the best international standards. Our program promotes discovery, self-expression, interactive learning and skill building for future school success in a child-centered environment.

Age Groups

Infants

6 months – 1.5 months

Early Toddlers

1 year 6 months – 2 years 3 months

Toddlers

2 years 3 months – 3 years 3 months

Preschoolers

3 years 3 months - 4 years

Features of the ECLC include:
  • A learning environment that addresses the needs of the whole child
  • A curriculum based on international standards and best practices
  • Preparation for future school success
  • Purpose-built facilities designed for early childhood education and development
  • Continuous professional development for teachers and staff
  • Multi-cultural environment
  • Regular and frequent involvement of parents
  • Regular and frequent feedback of each child’s learning and development
  • Close ties to the faculty in the College of Education at Zayed University
  • Links to Zayed University specialists: artists, educators, language experts, and scientists who are enthusiastic about the education of young children.
Operating Hours

The operating hours are from 7:30 am to 4.30pm, five days a week with pick-up times at 12:30pm, 2.30pm and 4.30pm.

Need more information? Want to see the Center or meet the teachers? Please e-mail us at ECLCinfo@zu.ac.ae to set up an appointment.

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