Mohammed Ibrahim, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Education said the lists of the top grade 12 students for both the general and advanced streams of all government and private schools adopting the ministry’s curriculum would be announced on July 10.
The ministry on Thursday announced the results of the grade 12 students of Dubai and Northern Emirates schools on Al-Manhal student information system, while the results of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Western Region students will be announced on the enterprise student information system (ESIS).
The results of grade 1 to grade 11 will be announced next week, the ministry said, adding that students can obtain the results from their schools or through a number of channels provided by the ministry’s website.
The ministry also approved the grade 12 re-examination tables for both the general and advanced streams. The exams will start on July 9 and continue till July 11.
Students will perform the exams in three period, the first from 9am to 10:30am, the second from 11am to 12:30pm and the third from 1pom to 2:30pm, except for the last day in which there will be two periods only.
Students will start the exam on the first day with mathematics in the first period, followed by Arabic language in the second period and Islamic education in the third period.
On the second day, students will perform biology or chemistry exam in the first period for the general stream students and chemistry only for the advanced stream students, followed by English language in the second period and social studies in the third.
Students will conclude their re-examination on the third day with physics in the first period and health sciences in the second.
Minister visits Spain
Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, and his delegation concluded their three-day visit to Spain, accompanied by Majid Hassan Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Spain, reports WAM.
During the meeting, Al Hammadi met with Pedro Francisco Doki, Minister of Education and Vocational Training of the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities of Spain, to discuss the means of fostering the bilateral relations between the UAE and Spain.
He also met with Elena Dominguez Canas, Deputy Chairman of International Relations at the Higher Scientific Research Council of Spain, and Rafael Garcia Alarcon, President of Autonoma di Madrid University, to discuss their academic cooperation, sign various cooperation agreements and organise mutual exchange visits by professors and students.
He then met with Carmen Nuieguero, Secretary-General of the Cervantes Cultural Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Rafael Soriano, Director of Public Relations at the Institute, who explained the activities of the institute and its role in promoting the Spanish language around the world.
At the end of the visit, Al Hammadi met with a group of Emirati students studying in several Spanish universities at the UAE Embassy, with the attendance of Ambassador Al Suwaidi, Ali Al Marzouqi, Advisor to the UAE Embassy, and Colonel Staff Pilot Yousef Sanad Abdullah Al Naqbi, UAE Military Attache, as well as various officials from the embassy.
Al Hammadi urged the students to work hard in their studies, overcome their challenges, achieve excellence, and become the best ambassadors of their nation abroad. The students expressed their happiness at meeting Al Hammadi.
The UAE delegation also visited the National Library of Spain and the Polytechnic University of Madrid, to learn about their academic expertise and the latest teaching methods, which could be adopted by their Emirati counterparts. The Ministry of Education has been working hard to develop curriculum learning standards and national assessment to emulate best global practices.
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