Dubai, UAE – 24 April 2023: Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZ), part of the Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ), announced the opening of the third branch of the Hummingbird Early Learning Centre in Dubai Airport Freezone.
The move reflects the free zone’s commitment to meeting the expectations of its employees and clients in an equitable and integrated business community that promotes professional and social balance. In addition to contributing to the continued growth of the preschool education sector in Dubai and the UAE.
The opening ceremony was attended by Amna Lootah, Director General of DAFZ, and several officials and executives from Dubai’s education sector, including Dani Tabbara, COO of Tamimi Investment Company, and Tanja Spasojevic, General Manager of the Hummingbird Early Learning Centre.
Amna Lootah, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZ), said: “The new branch of the Hummingbird Early Learning Centre will provide comprehensive care and educational services to children, supporting parents in the DAFZ community. This aligns with our efforts to offer exceptional experiences, high-level services and a modern environment that supports growth, development, and prosperity across all levels.”
“At DAFZ, we are keen to encourage the establishment and growth of service businesses and projects to serve our business community, which boasts more than 18,000 employees and a location that is close to densely populated residential areas, including Al Twar and surrounding residential areas. Through our exceptional packages of benefits, services, and incentives, which align with the vision and directives of the UAE’s wise leadership, we aim to promote innovation, talent development, and human potential,” she added.
“The opening of the third branch at DAFZ consolidates the freezone’s leading position and its ability to attract major players from various sectors. This important addition further enriches DAFZ’s business portfolio, which features top global brands and major companies,” she concluded.
Tanja Spasojevic, General Manager of Hummingbird Early Learning Centre, said: “The Hummingbird Early Learning Centre is characterized by its constant commitment to nurturing and caring for children on an emotional, psychological, and physical level. We have designed our curricula according to a methodology that supports the development of children’s thinking skills, creative sense, and love of learning, with the aim of refining their personalities and developing their minds. We are proud to be a leader in the early childhood education ecosystem that focuses on creative expression, play-based learning, and social and emotional development.”
“The new Centre provides services to children from the age of three months to five years, under the supervision of a specialized team of qualified and experienced educational workers and in an environment that stimulates learning and is equipped with the latest safety and care measures that complement advanced educational methods and spaces dedicated to stimulating exploration and curiosity,” she added.
The new branch of the Hummingbird Early Learning Centre in DAFZ offers the longest working hours in Dubai; opening from 7 am to 7 pm, seven days a week, and has an area of 400 square meters.