The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has been working closely with private schools and technology partners in the past two weeks in an effort to prepare Abu Dhabi schools for the kick-off of distance learning, starting Sunday. This follows the UAE Ministry of Education’s decision to temporarily suspend schools as a preventative measure in light of COVID-19.
Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) on Sunday launched a campaign to continue engaging with students and parents during the summer months, and beyond.
Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has commended the innovative approach to distance learning adopted by Aldar Academies’ schools and awarded the education body highest possible grading following a series of inspections.
The parents, whose children attend private schools in Abu Dhabi, have offered their thanks to the Authority of Social Contribution - Ma’an’s ‘Together We Are Good’ programme for paying the tuition fees. More than 8,000 families benefitted from the financial support, which was funded by contributions to ‘Together We Are Good’ from the Abu Dhabi community.
In a bid to provide comprehensive support for grades 9-12 students in Abu Dhabi developing their post-secondary goals and aspirations, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has introduced the Rize University Preparation and Career Guidance Programme.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek) has decided to exempt employees and workers of private schools in Abu Dhabi from returning to the schools for which they work, at the beginning of the new academic year, provided that they present a medical certificate proving a medical excuse after coordination with the school administration.
The Department of Education and Knowledge has obligated all private schools in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to conduct COVID-19 test for their administrative and teaching staff, as well as their workers every 14 days.
During the recently concluded 2019-20 academic year’s period of Distance Learning, 173 private schools in the emirate of Abu Dhabi were evaluated over seven weeks by 21 Emirati and 18 international inspectors. The final evaluation results were overseen by 13 Quality Assurance officers.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has approved an expansion plan for Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Special Education (MRC), Abu Dhabi, which will enable 118 new UAE National students with Autism taking the total number to 293.