A teacher interacts with students at a school in Sharjah.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Under the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the working hours in private educational institutions in the Emirate of Sharjah have been modified to four working days from Monday to Thursday, with the weekend becoming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The new new working hours will start from January 1, 2022.
Sharjah Public Education Authority said on Instagram, “SPEA announces the adoption of the new schedule for all Sharjah private educational institutions starting January 1, 2022. Further details will be announced in the coming days.”
Earlier, the Sharjah Executive Council changed the weekly work system in all government entities in the emirate, to become four working days from Monday to Thursday, and the weekend becomes Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The change includes the official working hours of government entities to be from 7:30 in the morning to 3:30 in the afternoon, with the implementation of the new system starting from January 1, 2022.