Distance Learning Extended For Yrs 7 and Above in Abu Dhabi
Whilst Sharjah parents ready their children for school, distance learning in Abu Dhabi is set to continue for Years 7 and above.
All children over 12 were expected to return to classrooms in late September or early October under a staggered plan. However the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday 22nd September said virtual learning will apply to children in grade 6 (year 7) and above.
Children due to sit international exams, for example GCSEs, A-levels or the IB, next year will have the option however to attend face-to-face lessons.
The majority of children between four and 11 in the emirate returned to in-person classes on August 30.
“The Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Committee resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi announced the continuation of distance learning for sixth graders / seventh year and above, after continuous follow-up of the preventive measures applied and in the interest of students’ health and safety.” Abu Dhabi Media Office tweet.