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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE has announced the extension of distance learning for schools and universities for a week starting from Jan.17 until Jan.21, 2022
The authorities said that the pandemic is being closely monitored, to facilitate the safe return of students, teachers and administrative staff at educational facilities and protect their health and safety.
The health experts said:
—Postponing all tests and examination that require in school or university attendance, until after the 28th of January 2022, based on the assessment of the pandemic situation in the country.
—This decision is applied on the national level, and local authorities and teams in each emirate have the flexibility of implementation.
Experts said, “We stress the educational sector is ready and has undertaken proactive procedures for handling emergency cases due to its keenness to ensure the continuity of the education process through the continuous monitoring of the health situation.”
The administrations and cadres of educational institutions have demonstrated professionalism in their flexible handling of the pandemic. We would like to thank them for their keenness to implement the country’s directives and ensure the public’s health and safety.
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