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‘Dedicated teachers are the bedrock of our education system’, says UAE President

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that during the next 20 years, education will determine the extent to which countries advance in terms of development and civilisation

In pics: Expo City Dubai launches Dhs120 one-day pass

Children aged 12 and under and people of determination can visit the attractions for free

Expo 2020 Dubai clocks in 20 million visits as of March 19

The exhibition runs until March 31, 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai records 14.7 million visits as of February 21

Domestic visits surged 128 per cent in the past six weeks

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Dubai opens Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booking slots for children aged 5-11

Appointments can be booked through the DHA app or via WhatsApp

Kuwait opens Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 5-11

After registering online on the health ministry’s website, legal guardians of the children will receive a text message on the date, time and place of vaccination

Expo 2020 Dubai welcomes 1.47 million visits in first 24 days

Children made up about one quarter of visits to the Expo site over the school break

Pfizer Covid shot safely bolsters antibodies in younger kids

In a trial with 2,268 participants, two shots of a 10 microgram dose produced antibody levels comparable to those seen in a trial of 16-to-25-year-olds who got the adult dose

Saudi approves Moderna vaccine for 12-17 age group

Saudi’s education ministry has said that students over the age of 12 will require to be vaccinated to be admitted back to school

Saudi says children under 12 exempt from vaccination requirement for outdoor events

Children will need to be accompanied by fully vaccinated adults and must not show any influenza-like symptoms

Covid-19: Abu Dhabi’s SEHA begins administering Sinopharm vaccine to children aged 3-17

Vaccinations in Abu Dhabi will be provided through the Covid-19 vaccination centre at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Al Mushrif Children’s Specialty Centre, Majlis Al Mushrif, Majlis Al Manhal and Majlis Al Bateen

Children aged 3-17 in UAE can now receive the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

The decision comes in the wake of clinical trials and evaluations conducted in the country

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UAE initiates Sinopharm vaccine study for children aged 3-17

The study aims to monitor the immune response to the vaccine in 900 children of different nationalities

Children aged 3 and above must wear face masks – UAE authorities

The official also urged parents to avoid taking their children to crowded areas, “especially playgrounds”

Abu Dhabi introduces Covid-19 saliva test to more schools across the emirate

The second phase was launched across 25 schools in December


Revealed: 10 key volunteering opportunities in Dubai

Residents in the emirate can connect with the community by extending a helping hand

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital introduces gene therapy in UAE

The therapy will be administered to a five-month old girl

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UAE announces reopening of nurseries, childcare centres

Approval for reopening will depend on their readiness to meet the health and safety requirements

Lego opens first retail store in Saudi Arabia

The store will have interactive stations for children and their families to play and engage

School fees to remain unchanged for next academic year – KHDA

The UAE has issued guidelines on the reopening of educational institutions across the country later this year