His Highness’ directives came during remarks he made via the Direct Line Programme broadcast live on Sharjah Radio. Sheikh Sultan also instructed SPEA to set the number of teaching classes for each teacher to 24 per week, approximately 5 teaching classes per day.
Once again, the highlight of the first day of the school reopening remained traffic jams in Sharjah and Dubai. Residents of Sharjah experienced unprecedented traffic chaos. Children studying in Dubai schools and their parents were hit the most. However, the police officials were making all efforts to remove any hurdle that could lead to students' delay in reaching schools.
Wafa Hamad Bin Sulaiman, Director of Welfare & Rehabilitation Centre Department for People of Determination, revealed the registration of (174) male and female students as per the recorded registration system.
The Ministry of Education (MoE) affirmed it will exempt two of its expatriate children from tuition fees, if the children are studying in a public school, provided there are no other children in private schools, and it will pay a maximum cash allowance of Dhs10,000 for each student studying in private schools.
The Ministry of Education (MoE), represented by the School Operations Sector, English Language Section, has approved offering the school subject of design and technology to kindergartens I and II and the students of grades 1 and 2 of cycle 1 as updates to the new academic year, which started on Sunday.
It is unfortunate to learn that a large number of students in the UAE have been spending five hours daily on social media using their smart phones (refer to Gulf Today news, ‘Nearly 70% of UAE students use social media for 5 hours daily’, published on Aug.1, 2019.). If true, the study conducted by a team of students
The Ministry of Education will start the new academic year 2019-2020, with the opening of the Zayed School Complex in Al Seyouh area in Sharjah for students of the second ring and the secondary stage, where it will accommodate about 3,000 students.
The Ministry of Education and the Umm Al Quwain emergency, crisis and disaster management team announced schools in Umm Al Quwain will switch to 100 per cent online learning ‘until further notice’.
Its report issued on Monday highlighted the fact that the number of higher education students in the country during the 2018-2019 academic year is 295,626, including 191,887 male students accounting for 64.9 per cent, and 103,739 female students accounting for 35.1 per cent.