Ajman opens technical high schools for boys and girls

The Institute for Applied Technology will open a boys' and a girls' school in Ajman next week.

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ABU DHABI // Two technical high schools have been opened by the Institute of Applied Technology at Ajman Technology Complex in Al Humaidiyah.

The new branches in Ajman will start operating next week as part of the institute's strategy to expand technological education.

The schools can take 250 Grade 8 graduates on two campuses - one each for boys and girls. They bring the number of applied technology high schools in the UAE to nine.

Abdullatif Al Shamsi, the director general of the institute, said they was accepting online applications for all branches at www.iat.ac.ae.

Applicants have until Wednesday, when admissions tests in science and English will begin.

Mr Al Shamsi urged high-achieving students to submit their applications before the deadline, saying the institute was the gateway to abetter future and the job market.

The Ajman Technology Complex is affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training.