Revealed: Dubai non-public faculties re-opening protocols issued by authorities



Dubai: Class rotations gained’t be allowed and all college students older than six years should put on a masks as a part of ‘Protocols for the Reopening of Non-public Colleges in Dubai’ launched by Dubai’s Information and Human Growth Authority (KHDA) on Sunday.

When faculties re-open, college students ought to stay in a chosen classroom – with a 1.5m distance per scholar – whereas academics rotate as an alternative.

The 100-plus protocols observe a current KHDA replace on its web site,, that faculties can be allowed to re-open in September – the beginning of the brand new 2020/21educational yr – in the event that they use measures in opposition to the unfold of COVID-19.

These half-dozen measures have been broadly listed earlier and on Sunday got here in a lot higher element underneath the 118-point protocols, developed by the Dubai authorities.

The KHDA’s webpage for ‘Steadily Requested Questions – Colleges’ on Sunday afternoon mentioned although “all faculties should adjust to the protocols… they’ve the liberty to implement them based on their very own contexts. For instance, some faculties could maintain extra outside courses to take care of bodily distancing, whereas others could proceed to supply on-line studying to some college students”.

It additionally identified that “the protocols, and the way in which that faculties implement them, will seemingly change as the times and weeks go by”.

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Protocols for Dubai universities, which may additionally re-open in September, can be launched “quickly”. Additionally awaited is an announcement relating to the opening date for nurseries and early studying centres.

All campuses within the UAE have been requested to shut from mid-March till the tip of the college yr as a precaution in opposition to the coronavirus pandemic. Courses had moved on-line in consequence.

Sunday’s replace covers numerous areas of faculty operations, reminiscent of “entry, pick-up and faculty go to procedures; screening and make contact with tracing; bodily distancing preparations; and faculty buses”.

Colleges will re-open following a mannequin that most accurately fits their circumstances, together with having all college students in daily; implementing a part-time distance studying programme; and working in shifts.



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