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The UAE government announces the conversion of study to the distance education system
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The UAE government held the periodic media briefing to introduce the latest developments and cases related to the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country, during which it announced the transformation of studies in the UAE into the education system.

The UAE government held the periodic media briefing to introduce the latest developments and cases related to the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country, during which it announced the transfer of studies in the UAE to the distance education system during the first two weeks of the second semester, starting from the third of next January, The decision includes schools, universities and training centers at the state level, and the possibility of giving the “new vaccine based on recombinant protein from Sinopharma” was announced from the age of 18 as a support dose after six months of taking two or three previous doses of the Sinopharma vaccine.

The official spokesman for the educational sector in the country, Hazza Al-Mansoori, confirmed the readiness of the educational sector in the country in the face of any emergency situation to continue the educational process in the best way, through continuous reading of the data and developments of the crisis to support decisions, stressing the work continuously and reviewing the epidemiological situation and its developments, especially during the period In order to facilitate the safe return process and to ensure the public health, health and safety of students, teachers and administrative staff in educational facilities.

Al-Mansoori said that the Ministry of Education has approved a set of controls to run the educational process in the coming period, as it requires all students in various stages to obtain a negative test result (PCR) of no more than 96 hours when they start studying in educational facilities, at the beginning of the year. The green traffic system for students’ families will also be implemented through the Al-Hosn application to enter educational facilities.

He added that these standards are subject to updating and change based on the latest requirements of health authorities and in coordination with local committees and emergency, crisis and disaster teams in each emirate. School administrations will communicate directly with parents and provide all updates on the study system and health status.

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