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Eman Soroor, Staff Reporter
Members of administrative, teaching and technical staffs of the state schools will start duty on Sunday (August 25). While students will begin the new school year (2019-2020) in all the public schools, as well as the private schools, kindergartens and adult education that follow the Ministry of Education’s curricula next week (September 1).
A number of school principals in Abu Dhabi confirmed to the Gulf Today that the maintenance work is nearing its final stages, while a number of private schools began trail tours for their buses in the city of Abu Dhabi. The school administrations also provided parents with bus schedules, in addition to drivers and supervisors’ mobile numbers.
The Ministry of Education called on members of the administrative, teaching and technical staffs to abide by the vision and strategy of education, and to be keen on adopting innovation and applying distinguished educational methods.
The Ministry stressed the need to provide an innovative environment in schools, adopting best practices that develop the spirit of participation and excellence among students, as well as inspiring and empowering them to become responsible and leaders.
The Ministry appealed to all teachers and heads of administrative and teaching bodies to adhere to work discipline and school attendance, as well as communicating with students and parents in all available ways, to achieve a serious start for the school year. It also urged to make use of the week before students back to school to warm up teachers through training programmes, form school committees and schedules, equip and prepare school environment to receive students, ensure the completion of textbooks distribution to students and availability of security and safety means in school transportation.
For their part, a number of principals of Abu Dhabi schools affirmed that all procedures and preparations to receive students on the first day of the new school year, pointing out that their schools are ready to receive the full faculty and administrative staff on Sunday.
The Model School presented 30 students for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Grade 12 examination of March 2019 (11 boys and 19 girls).
Abu Dhabi’s Traffic and Patrols Directorate held a press conference on Tuesday to launch an awareness campaign titled “Be Road Safe,” during which it disclosed a plan to detect school bus “stop arm” offenders in co-ordination with the Department of Transport.
Glenn Maxwell missed a hundred by 2 runs as Australia defeated Pakistan by six runs in the fourth one-day international in Dubai on Friday to take 4-0 lead in the five-match series.
In less than 90 hours, Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori takes off for the International Space Station, much to the cheer of a new spacefaring nation, UAE.
On Sept.20, the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft prime and backup crews performed the second “fitting” – check inspection of the crewed spacecraft in the launch set at the pad No. 254 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
A businesswoman and a manager who teamed up to obtain a trade licence through fraudulent means have lost an appeal against a Dhs300, 000 fine.