E-education programmes have been extended in the UAE

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E-education programmes have been extended in the UAE

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Clear cache on all devices, the e-education programme that had commenced countrywide on 22 March 2020 is now set to be extended until June 2020 – the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. All students are required to attend their virtual learning classes as their well-being and education is still a priority during the ongoing pandemic.

The UAE ministries are taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus within the country. As a result, the decision to extend the e-education programme was an inevitable one. The virus has now infected over 785,000 people worldwide, that of which 611 are in the UAE. 

"The decision comes with the aim of ensuring the continuity of education in the country under exceptional circumstances, while maintaining the security and safety of our pupils and the school community," said Dr. Amna Al Dahak, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Education UAE.

The Ministry of Education has been continuously developing smart solutions for the faculties and students of both, private and public schools and universities during this uncertain time. , "Education shall never come to a stop as affirmed by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces,” shared Dr. Amna Al Dahak in a statement yesterday.

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