Education in Aruba

Informatie in het Nederlands > Onderwijs in Aruba

This is the official website of the Department of Education of Aruba (DEA).

The DEA developed this website [] to provide a central information point for Education in Aruba. For your convenience the most important information are included in english:


UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is the official and trusted source of internationally-comparable data on education, science, culture and communication. As the official statistical agency of UNESCO, the UIS produces a wide range of indicators in UNESCO’s fields of action by working with national statistical offices, line ministries and other statistical organizations.

The UIS also publishes information regarding education and literacy in Aruba:

> Education and Literacy in Aruba

National Education Plan 2030

By the end of 2017 the newly elected Minister of Education, mr. dr. Armando Lampe, commissioned the Department of Education to involve all stakeholders in the formulation of a joint vision for education in a national education plan for 2030. A participatory process has been organized all through 2018.

The national education plan will be published in 2019.

Strategic National Education Plan 2007-2017

In late 2005, the then Minister of Education, mrs. drs. Marisol Lopez-Tromp, supported the need indicated by the Department of Education Aruba (DEA) for a national plan for education. The minister subsequently initiated a participatory strategic planning process to create a national education plan – the first of its kind in the history of Aruba’s education:

[National Education Plan “The Learner 2007-2017”]

Scroll To Top
  • © 2011-2019 Department of Education Aruba (DEA)
  • T +297-528-3400
  • F +297-528-3434