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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Educational institutions in Dubai were decided to resume physical education lessons, school trips, and different extracurricular activities from Monday (Jan.31).
According to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) resolution issued on Friday, new rules will be applied to early childhood centres and universities within the Emirate of Dubai.
The KHDA tweeted on Friday, “Because of the help and cooperation of parents, educators and students, PE classes, gatherings, trips and extracurricular activities will be resumed as of Jan.31.”
The tweet added, “Canteens and eating areas will be reopened. This applies to all personal faculties, early childhood centres and universities in Dubai.”
It is worth mentioning that such activities were suspended as a precautionary measure, amid the surge in COVID-19 infections across the UAE.
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