Schools will be closed from Monday to Friday, May 2-6, and reopen the following week, on Monday (May 9).
Additionally, the number of transported students from universities, colleges and other educational institutions stands at more than 16,000, with more than 800 buses and 800 drivers allocated to provide them with services.
Yellow buses have returned to the roads once again. Chirping of students after two months of the summer break can be heard these days anywhere in the UAE. Mornings have always looked vibrant and amazing during the school days. And I completely agree with the inspiring words of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed
Mohammad Abusenenh of GEMS United School Dubai named ‘Most Inspirational Teacher’ and received top prize of Dhs220,000.
The raging debate about whether to reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic seems destined to come to an end in the next few months. Not because they finally figured out the right path, based on infectious disease controls or societal values.
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.
The Ministry of Education said the decision was taken as part of preventative and precautionary measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, with the aim of protecting the health of students and the general public.
According to circular sent to Abu Dhabi private schools Adek has also allowed schools trips while adhering to the precautionary measures applied at the destinations to which trips are organised.
The principal took pictures and made videos of the punishment which have now gone viral on social media. Parents called it "humiliating move," filed complained.
According to the new mechanisms, the private school can increase the time of the school day, modify the timetable and the time of the period based on the adopted curriculum and without decreasing the number of periods of each school subject.