The Education and Human Resources Council, at a meeting chaired
by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was briefed on the Ministry of
Education’s plan and vision on the possibility of re-opening educational
institutions across the country.
During the meeting, Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister
of Education, said that the possibility of resuming study in general
educational institutions, including re-opening of public and private
universities and schools, will be in next September and according to
precautionary measures and depending on assessment of evolving changes related
to corona virus, COVID-19, as per health requirements issued by competent
The possibility of re-opening of educational institutions
will take place as per a well-studied plan and within the precautionary
measures taken by the UAE to contain the virus, which place the health and
safety of students at a top priority, the minister added.
Al Hammadi asserted the ministry's keenness to ensure the
highest levels of protection and safety for students, teaching and administrative
staff, and help workers through the disinfection of educational institutions
and modes of transport nationwide in line with requirements issued by the
Ministry of Health and Prevention and instructions by the National Emergency
Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, NCEMA, and the World Health
The Education and Human Resources Council commended efforts
being exerted by the Ministry of Education, educational bodies and teaching and
administrative staff at government and private universities and schools. It
also praised the guardians and students for the cooperation they showed in
implementing the distance learning system.
The Council attributed the success of the e-learning
experience and delivery of the aspired results to the high sense of national
responsibility shown by all parties concerned.
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