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Sharjah Private Education Authority, Arada partner to design future schools

The agreement will also see the launch of joint training programmes, initiatives and events to promote the educational sector in Sharjah

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UAE: New education minister announced, structural changes unveiled

Meanwhile, Sarah Al Amiri was appointed as the Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology

Eid Al Fitr holidays for schools

Eid Al Fitr holidays announced for schools across Dubai

Schools in the emirate will remain closed from Monday, May 2 until Sunday, May 8

No masks required outdoors at schools, universities in Dubai – KHDA

Protocols such as physical distancing as well as wearing masks indoors are still in place

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Abu Dhabi’s Aldar to invest Dhs1bn in education portfolio

It aims to increase the student capacity in Aldar Education’s owned and managed schools to over 40,000 seats by the 2024-2025 academic year

Trips, extra-curricular activities across Dubai’s private schools to resume from Jan 31 – KHDA

The directive also applies to early childhood centres and universities in the emirate

Covid-19: Schools in Dubai can move to distance learning for 48 hours without prior approval – KHDA

The education regulator has said that all students above the age of six, and all adults at school, must continue to wear masks properly

Expo 2020 Dubai records almost 9 million visits in first three months

From October 1 until December 31, almost 30 per cent of all visitors came from outside the UAE

Sharjah private schools

Sharjah: Covid-19 PCR tests required for some students to return to school in January

All school staff and students aged 12 and over are required to present a negative PCR test result not older than 96 hours to return to their campus in January after the winter break

E-learning

Abu Dhabi schools to implement distance learning for two weeks

During this period, ongoing testing campaigns will be intensified for educational personnel

Sharjah

Sharjah private educational institutions to have four-day week

They will have a three-day weekend from Friday to Sunday each week

Private schools across Dubai to follow new working week

The UAE government announced a truncated working week for the public sector earlier today

Dubai private schools

Dubai private schools report 3.5% growth in student enrolments

There are 289,019 students belonging to 185 nationalities enrolled in 215 private schools

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

Abu Dhabi schools

Abu Dhabi links relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions in schools to student vaccination rates

The ‘blue schools initiative’ will be implemented from Term 2 of the current academic year

Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai to offer curated programmes with free entry to all UAE school students

The four programmes will take place across the Expo’s three Thematic Districts — Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability

Abu Dhabi: 221 schools granted permission to reopen after compliance checks

Schools are required to adhere to strict precautionary protocols

Abu Dhabi schools

Abu Dhabi: Covid tests mandatory for all private and charter school students

Students below 12 can avail free Covid-19 PCR tests at any private or public testing center across Abu Dhabi

Dubai Private Schools

Covid-19: Dubai’s KHDA issues updated protocols for students returning to campus

Students who do not wish to take the Covid-19 vaccine are not obliged to submit a negative PCR test

Saudi says students who are not vaccinated will be considered absent

Students above the age of 12 will require to be vaccinated with both shots to return to schools

Education 2.0: How the GCC’s academic landscape is moving forward

With the education sector having gone through a metamorphosis in the past year and a half, what does the future hold?

Sharjah schools covid-19 test vaccine

Sharjah: PCR tests mandatory for children above 12 to return to schools

According to the Sharjah Private Education Authority, vaccines are not mandatory for children to return to schools in the emirate

Abu Dhabi vaccine

Abu Dhabi: Covid-19 vaccine mandatory for students aged 16 and over to enter schools

The rule is also applicable to staff and visitors, who must be fully vaccinated with a UAE approved vaccine to access the school’s premises

Why this rebranded Dubai school is now offering multiple academic options

Collegiate International School, previously CAS, follows a skills-based approach to both teaching and learning, explains the school’s superintendent, Bruce Major

UAE schools

UAE public schools to reopen school campuses in 2021-2022 academic year

However, distance learning to remain optional in these schools when they reopen on August 29

Abu Dhabi school students to return to campus in upcoming academic year

However, full-time remote learning will be allowed to parents who request it, if the option is offered by their child’s school

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Dubai to get 10 new schools in upcoming academic year

The new schools will offer Australian, UK, US and IB curricula

Graduation ceremonies at schools in Dubai to be online this year – KHDA

No events or gatherings are allowed on campus or at external venues

Dubai: Non-vaccinated staff at private education institutes must take weekly PCR tests

Employees who are eligible yet choose not to be vaccinated against the Covid-19 infection must take a PCR test every seven days

UAE schools

No decision yet on model for next academic year – UAE Ministry of Education

It came after media reports this week stated that the authorities in the country had decided to extend the hybrid learning system into the next academic year