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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE Ministry of Education on Wednesday announced date for summer vacations for public and private schools in the country.
According to a tweet by ministry of Education the academic year 2019-2020 ends for public and private schools on July 2, 2020 for students.
Academic staff has to work a week more and for them vacations will start from July 9.
Ministry has not announced any date for reopening of the schools and will review the health situation around the country before any announcement.
Since March all the schools in the country are conducting online classes for their students because of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement, the Ministry also said that distance learning will remain available as an option until the end of the school year.
According to the circular, the Spring break holiday officially begins on March 8 up until March 19 (for a period of two weeks).
Abu Dhabi schools have received the green light to resume in-classroom learning for the start of the Academic Year 2020/21 in line with comprehensive reopening policies and guidelines from ADEK. ADEK has worked extensively over the last few months with schools, parent representatives, teachers and the relevant authorities to make these policies as comprehensive as possible.
Eid Al Fitr holidays for government employees will start on Sunday (June 2, 2019) until Thursday (June 6, 2019). Work will resume on Sunday June 9, 2019.
Saleh Al Ameri said, “I am proud of the mission's success, and I am proud to present this achievement to our wise leadership.”
The development came as Belarus said it had intercepted missiles fired by Kyiv and Russia reported that Ukraine launched three cluster missiles at Belgorod, killing four people.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Sunday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
Sheikh Mohamed expressed his sympathies and wished the injured a speedy recovery.