Home Industry Education UAE visa: MoHRE, MOE introduce new private teacher work permit The new permit will protect the rights of teachers, and ensure students receive quality education by Gulf Business December 19, 2023 Image courtesy: fizkes/ Getty Images The UAE has launched a new private tutor permit to “enhance the education process, regulate the provision of private lessons for students outside educational institutions, and curb haphazard practices in the sector.” The Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) said the “private teacher work permit” allows a range of different groups of specialised and qualified professionals from the community to offer private lessons for students, individually or in groups. The new permit will protect the rights of teachers, and ensure students receive quality education. It will benefit registered teachers in government or private schools, employees in the government and private sectors, unemployed individuals, school students aged 15 to 18, and university students, MoE and MoHRE said in a statement. “The introduction of a permit for individuals qualified to provide private lessons will help curb illegal and unregulated practices when recruiting private teachers, which risk affecting the learning process as a whole,” said Dr Muhammad bin Ibrahim Al-Mualla, under-secretary for Academic Affairs of the MoE. Al-Mualla said the new private tutor permit will ensure the stability of the educational system and provide flexible options for students and parents that meet their needs and aspirations. It will also maintain discipline, quality, and efficiency in the educational process. UAE’s private teacher work permit The UAE’s new private tutor permit is a joint effort between the MoE and the MoHRE and serves to establish a legal framework that regulates private lessons at the national level while ensuring that students receive supplemental education that meets their learning requirements. Eligible applicants can submit a request for a private teacher work permit through the MoHRE smart application, website, and e-services system. The permit is granted free of charge for two years and allows qualified individuals who meet the criteria to offer private lessons and generate direct income. “Introducing the private teacher work permit forms part of the ministry’s commitment to meeting present-day requirements and catering to new and emerging specialisations and professions,” said Khalil Al Khoori, under-secretary for Human Resources Affairs at MoHRE. “The objective is to ensure these professions are practised within an organised legal framework that ensures fairness, protects the rights of all parties, and enhances ease of doing business.” Individuals offering private lessons without a permit from the MoHRE will be subject to fines and penalties. Read: MoHRE: Midsize firms told to hire Emiratis or face Dhs96,000 penalty Tags MOHRE Share Tweet Share Share You might also like UAE: Flexible working for private sector, remote learning for schools amid weather warnings When is Ramadan 2024: Calendar and timings for the holy month UAE’s Emiratisation targets on midsize firms goes into effect UAE’s new end-of-service benefits scheme for employees: Why should you switch?