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Academic Plans.

Education & Care Plans.


Professional Minds has set up over 18 nurseries and early learning centres in the UAE, since 2012.

Within the early education sector in the UAE, the KHDA has taken over the licensing of early childhood centres ('ECC's) in Dubai. ADEK licenses nurseries in Abu Dhabi, while SPEA has the matching role in Sharjah. Academic plans must be prepared before early learning centres and nurseries are opened. 

The academic plan (now called the 'Education and Care Plan (ECP) in Dubai), will provide you with a blueprint for your early childhood centre/nursery, setting out foundational elements of best practices. It will document the curriculum, organisational structure, as well as defining applicable policies and procedures; in line with current UAE standards for early childhood education and development.

Professional Minds gives you peace of mind through reliable, research - based advice.

Clients include:

  • Little Wonders Early Childhood Centre, Dubai

  • Revere Montessori


  • Mom and Dad English Nursery, Ajman

  • Little Angels Early Childhood Centre, Dubai

  • Raffles International School, Dubai

  • Banan Nursery, Dubai

  • Canadian Montessori Nursery, Dubai & Sharjah

  • IDEA Early Learning Centre, Dubai

  • Pippen Park Nursery, Dubai

  • American Academy for Girls, Kuwait

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Happy Clients

"Patricia has been pivotal in allowing me to expand my brand, from one to three nurseries in the UAE. I have no hesitation in recommending Professional MInds as an early years advisory service."

COO, nurseries in Dubai and Ajman, UAE

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What's in an Academic Plan?

  • Applicant's Profile

  • Staffing

  • Curriculum

  • Education and Care Practice

  • Wellbeing

  • Facilities and Learning Spaces

  • Health, Safety and Hygiene Policies

  • Governance

  • Marketing Plan

  • Financial Plan

Why Choose PRMINDS?

  • Quick and efficient timelines

  • Coaching you for successful start up

  • Confidence to start successfully

  • Implementing best practices

  • Working with a reliable expert 

  • Advice on the optimal design and layout 

  • Pivotal ideas for recruitment of key staff

  • Working within the local context

  • Always placing the child at the centre

  • Planning within budget

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