Principals of public schools reported that they had received a circular from the Emirates Foundation for School Education, informing them of the transfer of the in-person study to the "distance education" system on Fridays during the holy month of Ramadan, in the remainder of the holy month, and this includes students and all staff working in schools.
School principals, who preferred not to be named, told Emirates Today: It is good for the distance education system to continue on Fridays throughout the school year, because students do not study more than four hours per day, which is a short period, and requires moving buses to transport Students, improperly wasting time.
The circular indicated that from Monday to Thursday, the school will be in attendance for students and administrative and educational staff, and on Friday, April 22 and 29, the work will be remotely for students and administrative and educational staff.
The total number of weekly hours, for the administrative and educational staff, will be 25 hours for all episodes at a rate of five and a half hours per day from Monday to Thursday and three hours on Friday, distributed according to the following, from Monday to Thursday from 9 to 2:30 or from 8:00 to 1: 30 according to the approval of the line manager and on Fridays from 9:00 to 12:00 or from 8:00 to 11:00 according to the approval of the line manager.
She clarified in her circular that the number of five lessons has been reduced from the basic quorum for the weekly quota for activities materials to be converted to self-education, and the number of lessons for the first episode from Monday to Thursday is 6, while Friday is 3 lessons.
As for the second and third cycle, the number of classes from Monday to Thursday is 7 classes, while on Friday there are three classes, and the duration of the class is 35 minutes, with two breaks per day. Allocating students' working hours according to the episodes.