Dubai: With less than one week to go for all schools across the country to go on summer break, authorities have clarified the back-to-school dates for September.
On its official Twitter account, the UAE Ministry of Education confirmed that students of private and public schools who follow the authority’s curriculum and a foreign curriculum will resume classes on Sunday September 1, 2019.
However, staff and faculty members will be required to return on August 28, 2019.
The summer vacation for students are due to start by the end of the week, as private schools that follow foreign curriculum – in addition to public and private schools that follow the ministry curriculum – will enjoy their summer break from July 4.
Academic calendar 2019-20 for Dubai private schools starting in September
Academic calendar 2019-20 for Dubai private schools starting in April
The Ministry of Education also said that the winter vacation for students will begin on December 15 and end on January 9, 2020.
The KHDA pointed out that all private schools must tentatively communicate public holidays, such as Eid and National Day, to parents and confirm these holidays to the guardian once they are declared by the UAE government.