The relevant authorities in Abu Dhabi have decided to extend online learning by an extra week for all students at both public and private schools in the emirate, including training institutes, colleges and universities to further protect the health and safety of the education community. Online learning is now set to continue until January 21st.
A decision for the following weeks will be made as soon as possible.
The decision is taken as a precautionary measure to limit the spread of COVID-19 and maintain low infection rates in the emirate. The Committee urges parents, academic and administrative staff in all schools to receive a booster dose, further protect themselves against the virus and help develop comprehensive protection for the wider community, and guarantee a safe return to schools.
Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has approved an extension of remote learning for one week from 17 January, 2022 to enable all education facilities to be fully prepared for a safe return for students. pic.twitter.com/kwVDD4zzed— مكتب أبوظبي الإعلامي (@admediaoffice) January 12, 2022