Dubai: UAE’s Ministry of Education has announced on Wednesday the gradual return of students to schools starting from February 14.
In a statement issued online by Emirates News Agency (WAM), said: "The Ministry of Education, in coordination with the Emirates Schools Establishment, today announced the gradual and phased return of in-person classes for all academic levels in public schools across the emirates, starting from February 14th, 2021."
In a statement, the Ministry also said that: “Distance learning will be available as an option until the end of the school year. The decision was made based on the recommendations of the relevant authorities following the analysis of the health situation and after taking into account the wishes of the parents of students, as they are essential partners in the process."
The statement added:" Hybrid learning, where students have a choice to combine both traditional classroom experiences or attend virtually from home, will remain available to offer further flexibility."