MoE virtually launches skill and academic activities system 2020
System includes 98 activities and programs and targets 137,000 students
The Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced the launch a virtual system of various summer activities 2020 to give students an ideal opportunity to develop and refine their skills and knowledge and enable them to achieve skill and academic progress in all fields. The system, which was designed by the MoE in co-operation with its strategic partners, targets around 137,000 students from all educational stages, distributed on more than 98 training activities and programs. These activities target students in public and private schools, as the MoE did its utmost for these activities to be available on all its approved programs and smart platforms. The system also targets all members of the society.
The package of summer activities was launched virtually this year in line with the safety and prevention standards followed by the MoE to ensure the safety of students, this being on top of MoE's priorities. This will enable students to make optimal benefit from their vacation in a way that serves their educational and academic career in the best way. To this effect, the MoE developed distinctive programs aimed at nurturing and discovering talented students as well as building their cognitive abilities according to two streams of activities: the first simulates the aspects related to their skills, while the other mimics their academic aspects. The care programs and activities include enriching and specialized camps, competitive activities, training programs, community programs and diagnostic and therapeutic programs, while the academic programs include Future Buds program, Tamkeen program, Kids' Diploma program and Philosophy for teachers.
The overall activities are aimed at exploiting the summer vacation by enabling the society to gain living and creative skills and making the best of UAE creative energies and talents in order for the rest members of the society to be empowered in various fields. They are also aimed at exploiting the period when families are together during the summer vacation to strengthen relations among them by performing diverse activities together. Other objectives include creating a spirit of experience and learning among all members of society and enabling them to discover their talents and skills and try new skills and arts to be linked to scientific, practical and educational concepts. Besides, these activities are aimed for all entities to take part in implementing the programs, each as per its field of specialization, and providing appropriate support for them to play their roles more effectively and positively. They are also aimed at providing volunteering opportunities for all ages and nationalities in various specialized fields with a view to engaging them in various educational initiatives and consolidating the concept of social responsibility.
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