Sharjah private school students can study from home for two weeks starting Sunday, August 30th 2020
26 August 2020| Last updated on 26 August 2020
Regular in-campus classes is expected to resume on September 13
The Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) announced on Tuesday that all private school students will continue with remote learning for the first two weeks of the 2020/2021 academic year.
The decision was posted on SPEA's official Instagram page on Tuesday, with the aim "to ensure health and safety of the students, teachers and educational staff" in the emirate.
"The Local Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority of Sharjah [and] the Sharjah Private Education Authority have decided on the distance learning mode for the first two weeks of 2020/2021 academic year," the caption stated.
Authorities added that the Covid-19 outbreak and back-to-school situation is being continuously monitored and they will keep sharing updates.