UAE bans private classes in residences and educational centres
02 Apr 2020
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The UAE Ministry of Education (MoE) has banned until further notice all forms of remedial tutoring offered to students at private entities, residences, and educational institutions.
Remote learning offered to students is exempted from this rule.
The Ministry of Education said the decision was taken as part of preventative and precautionary measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, with the aim of protecting the health of students and the general public.
The Ministry stressed that the education sector is a priority receiving immense support from the UAE leadership, which is concertedly following up on educational developments and the future of pupils in the country.