The SPEA said if parents are reluctant to send kids to the schools in the first phase of reopening, they can choose the distance learning option.
The UAE Ministry of Education has announced that it would extend the distance-learning programme for another 2 weeks in light of the COVID-19 developments in the country.
As the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to spread, schools and universities across the UAE are shifting to online learning in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. Adapting and delivering distance learning to students at this scale has never been attempted before. Then again, extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures.
As the first week of distance learning in Dubai schools concluded on Thursday, Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai, Director General Dr Abdulla Al Karam said that in the coming days and weeks, the KHDA will keep on working to ensure that the children’s learning is not interrupted.
Over 92 per cent student of the GEMS Education schools in the UAE satisfaction have expressed satisfaction as the group rolled out remote learning plans for students and parents since the mandated closure of schools and the move to E-learning last month.
Seven thousand and one hundred and thirty-six undergraduate and advanced Zayed University students turn to their online academic platforms, on Sunday, to begin a new phase of the UAE’s education system through“distant learning” for the upcoming, possibly extendable, two-weeks.
A computer teacher died on Monday evening at a hospital in the city of Al Ain. Aysha Elwai Aledros reportedly felt unwell while she was in a remote learning class. She suddenly suffered from a pain in the chest. She was immediately transferred to Tawam Hospital, where she died.
The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) hosted an online Arabic seminar in cooperation with the Association of Arab Universities (AARU). The webinar served as a strategic platform for introducing faculty members of Arab universities, which are also members of the Association of Arab Universities (AARU), to the salient features of the HBMSU’s mission to establish a culture of smart learning and distance learning as an effective tool for investing in youth to raise them as future leaders.
The eLearning environment can be a very soiled place for learning, kids sitting at home in front of their computers, connecting to their courses and learning one subject at a time. For some schools, this has been the mode. However, the cross-curricular aspect of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme has students at IB schools connecting their eLearning across disciplines, making learning at home more engaging, exciting and tangible.