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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Abu Dhabi has announced the first launch of the first Virtual Charter School to provide continued education for students who have been affected by the pandemic.
It's an initiative of Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek), in partnership with Horizon Private School.
It will offer online classes to students within the emirate whose families have been hit by the ongoing pandemic.
Adek announced that 579 students from 15 different nationalities have already been enrolled in the virtual school.
In a pioneering extension of the Charter Schools initiative, which offers a third education model based on public-private partnership, the online platform is initially offering the Ministry of Education curriculum.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Saturday 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.
The webinars addressed the impact of COVID-19 on innovation and the global economy, along with wellness at work and responsible innovation.
The external medical services of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company Seha has established in cooperation with the competent authorities the “Test Center for COVID-19” at Zayed Sports City in the capital Abu Dhabi.
During his visit to the pioneering station, which was awarded a 6-star rating in the Global Star Rating System for Services, Sheikh Saif was briefed about its innovative and diverse services.
The sources indicated that the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) will be the headquarters and destination for new emerging companies in the technology and artificial intelligence sector, which are looking for new markets for them in the region, supported by the system of laws, legislation and facilities provided by the emirate to foreign investors.
Those covered by the promotion decision are 205 officers, 506 non-commissioned officers and individuals, and 261 who are eligible for financial promotion.
The fifth instalment of the live call series with Al Neyadi, who is on the longest Arab space mission in history, was focused exclusively on the medical science field. The event attracted close to 400 attendees...