UAE extends distance learning until end of academic year

UAE extends distance learning until end of academic year
A general view of Business Bay area, after a curfew was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 28, 2020. (Reuters)
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Updated 30 March 2020

UAE extends distance learning until end of academic year

UAE extends distance learning until end of academic year
  • WAM said studies would continue online for students in all public and private schools and universities

DUBAI: Schools and universities in the UAE are to continue online "distance learning" until the end of the academic year in June amid coronavirus fears, the education ministry said Monday.

The state-run news agency WAM said studies would continue online for students in all public and private schools and universities until the end of the 2019-2020 academic year .
The distance e-education system was taken as a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of coronavirus.