Students in the northern emirates suggested, on social media and WhatsApp groups, converting the school day from real to virtual (remotely), on Friday of every week.
A small percentage of parents, opposed to the proposal, saw that "realistic education is better, because it enables students to understand their lessons directly, through the teacher in the classroom."
While private schools in Abu Dhabi decided to allow students to switch to the distance education system on Friday only, and attributed their decision to their desire to facilitate the students and their families.
In detail, private and government schools in the country set school working hours during the current semester, which included the attendance of students from Monday to Thursday, and regularity in the number of daily school hours, except for Friday, when school hours end at 11:30 am (half a day). The number of study hours on regular days.
Administrators in private schools confirmed that their schools had received a number of emails