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UAE: An important circular from the Special Education Authority regarding teachers' wages
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The Sharjah Private Education Authority has issued a circular that private schools are not entitled to make any changes in the educational staff, whether by dispensing with the teacher, reducing his wages, or giving him leave, except after referring to the authority and obtaining written approval and the existence of an alternative plan to preserve the rights of teachers.

The Director of the Sharjah Private Education Authority, Ali Al Hosani, confirmed that there were many observations about reducing teachers’ wages in Sharjah, which prompted the authority to conduct a questionnaire and distribute it to schools to find out the amount of financial flow to them, as it turned out that 88% paid the fees of their students, 60% of the students’ parents They paid the full fees, which prompted the authority to issue a circular that private schools are not entitled to make any changes in the educational staff, whether they were to dispense with the teacher, reduce his wages, or give him leave, except after referring to the authority and obtaining written approval and the existence of an alternative plan to preserve the rights of teachers.

He stated that schools must return the teachers’ rights, within a period of 5 days, and if they do not do so, they will be subject to a violation of every teacher who reduced his salary, stressing that the requests of 30 schools to reduce workers’ wages have been rejected, and the authority will not receive any new request for fear that the process will be affected. educational.

She indicated that Sharjah Private Schools terminated the services of 98 teachers, forced 87 teachers to take unpaid rent, and reduced the salaries of 910 others, indicating that they would not tolerate any school that did not return the teachers' rights and the sums deducted from their salaries.