Abu Dhabi Set to Postpone In-School Start; Quarantine Rules for Students, Teachers
It Starts Again… Or in the Case of Schools, it doesn’t. The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee, in coordination with Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, has approved the delay on in-school learning, and the use remote learning for the first two weeks of the new school term, starting January 3rd, 2021.
The committee has confirmed that all students, teachers and staff returning to the UAE from international travel must adhere to quarantine measures
“The decision applies to all students at both public and private schools in the emirate and was made to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and school staff,” the Government of Abu Dhabi Media Office tweeted on Wednesday.
The committee also confirmed that all students, teachers and school staff returning to the UAE from international travel through any of the country’s airports or ports must adhere to quarantine measures implemented in Abu Dhabi emirate.
In Dubai, the emirate’s education regulator, the KHDA, has confirmed that parents may opt for either distance learning or in-person tuition for their children for the coming term, as was the case in Term 1 of the 2020-2021 academic year.