The Emirates Foundation for School Education announced the return of the in-person education system in public schools starting from the next school year 2021-2022, in line with the state’s directions to return to normal life, after full coordination with the concerned authorities in the state, taking into account the application of precautionary and preventive measures. Taking all necessary measures and applying the highest standards in a manner that takes into account the safety of students and cadres in the educational field, including teachers and administrators.
The Foundation pointed out that a special protocol for returning to schools will be developed in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management and local authorities, which will be announced later, in order to preserve the safety of students and educational field cadres, as the Foundation works in direct cooperation with school principals due to their important role in Creating the appropriate atmosphere to raise the efficiency and training of teachers and administrators, in order to ensure the optimal implementation of the protocol, to encourage students to return to schools.
The Foundation noted in this regard that each school will be dealt with separately and based on its own data, without affecting the rest of the government education system in the country, noting that the distance learning option will be kept available to the guardian if he so desires, note The highest standards used to protect students and the school community will be applied upon returning to school.
The Foundation called on students’ parents to cooperate with the concerned authorities in the country to implement the decision, which will reflect positively on the students, considering that the school is the incubator for their ambition and their optimal place, as it will enable them to return to make optimal use of the school’s multiple facilities in addition to direct follow-up by teachers of their educational path, and the resumption of Their various activities with their peers within an educational and motivational atmosphere that preserves their safety.
The Foundation stressed that the safety of students is a top priority that requires full cooperation from all components of the educational community, starting from the guardian, through the students, to teachers, supervisors and administrators in schools, which subsequently contributes to achieving a safe return for students to their schools on August 29, 2021, through which they can follow up Their educational progress is unimpeded, coinciding with the return of the teaching and administrative staff to work full time in schools before the students return according to the school calendar.
The Foundation said that it is working to ensure that schools are ready to receive students at the beginning of the next academic year, as the Foundation’s teams, in cooperation with the competent authorities, have begun to ensure the provision of the highest levels of protection for students and cadres working in the educational field in order to resume the attendance school hours smoothly and reassuringly.
The Emirates Foundation for School Education commended the remarkable efforts made by the concerned authorities in the country during the past periods, which had a great impact in overcoming the pandemic and its consequences, as the country topped global centers in the rates of providing vaccines to all segments of society, including teachers, where the total percentage of recipients reached Vaccination by educational and administrative cadres in government schools in the country 72%.