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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

Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai

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

How Britain and the GCC are shaping the future of education in a post-Covid world

Gulf schools have proven themselves to be resilient, innovative and avid adopters of the latest digital solutions

Kuwait masks

Kuwait: Schools to reopen in Sept, cinema entry only for vaccinated people post Ramadan

Some two million people in Kuwait are expected to receive Covid-19 vaccination by September

GEMS Wellington Primary School Dubai

GEMS to close Wellington Primary School in Dubai

Its students will be shifted to GEMS Wellington Academy – Al Khail

Sharjah schools to offer 100% distance learning until end of second semester

The nationwide Covid-19 case count in the UAE has crossed 388,000

Dubai Private Schools

Students enrolled in Dubai private schools reach 286,588

Dubai has 210 schools offering 17 different curricula, and 36 higher education institutions

ABu Dhabi Schools Covid-19 Tests

Abu Dhabi: Nurseries, schools to face penalties upto Dhs250,000 for flouting Covid-19 protocols

Repeated non-compliance can lead to schools being forced to shift to distance learning, with parents entitled to remove their children and gain fee refunds

UAE Schools Covid-19

UAE education: Onus on principals to inform health ministry of Covid-19 infections among employees, students

The Federal Public Prosecution said that it was obligatory to do so according to Article 12 of the Federal Law No 14 of 2014 concerning Prevention of Communicable Diseases

ABu Dhabi Schools Covid-19 Tests

Free mandatory Covid-19 PCR tests for students returning to school in Abu Dhabi

All teachers and staff members returning to campus must obtain a negative Covid-19 PCR result, and subsequently secure a negative result every two weeks

Ras Al kHaimah E learning

Ras Al Khaimah becomes UAE’s fourth emirate to shift to 100% distance learning

Ajman, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain have already directed all students in schools and nurseries to shift to e-learning

Umm Al Quwain Distance learning

All schools and nurseries in Umm Al Quwain to shift to 100% e-learning

The UAE’s Ministry of Education said that the directive will remain in place until further notice

Sharjah private schools e-learning

Sharjah private school students to undergo 100% e-learning from February 14

The Sharjah Private Education Authority said that complete e-learning will be in place for all schools and nurseries until February 28

UAE public schools to resume onsite education from February 14

Abu Dhabi will allow all schools in the emirate to resume in-clasroom teaching from February 14, with the option of e-learning available until the end of this academic year

UAE: Students may return to their campus at 50 per cent of its capacity

The Ministry of Education will review the situation on a weekly basis

Students from grades 4-11 will answer their exams remotely

UAE: Ministry of Education sets exam dates for students from grades 4-12

The exams will be held from January 10-14