Arabian Business, Thursday, May 21, 2020 | Ramadan 28, 1441
UAE schools to start summer break in early July, ministry confirms
UAE Ministry of Education
confirmed that public and private schools in the country will start their summer
break on July 2.
Teachers and staff will start their
break a week later, on July 9, which is in keeping with the original dates
announced earlier in the school year.
Schools have been operating distance
learning for all students since March this year, a decision that was taken as
part of preventive and precautionary measures aimed at containing the spread of
Distance learning for students across
the UAE may be extended into the next academic year, according to the Ministry
of Education, which said recently that any decision surrounding the academic
year 2020/2021, “is still under review” and
will be taken “based on the health situation and precautionary measures”.