Look: Students in UAE return to schools after summer break

KT Photos: Ryan Lim, M Sajjad, Juidin Bernarrd

Published on August 29, 2021 at 09.13

Thousands of pupils across the UAE returned to schools on Sunday, August 29. Some were sleepy-eyed; others excited as they boarded their buses. Here are some snapshots from Day One.

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Excited pupils get off the school buses, anxious to enter their classrooms as the new academic year begins.
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All the necessary Covid safety measures announced by the authorities are being strictly adhered to, right from the time pupils get off the bus.
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Pupils are seen maintaining a safe social distance, as staff members keep a watch.
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Thermal screening systems have been installed at entrance of schools to keep a check on body temperature.
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All geared for protection with a face visor and mask. Many students have also been vaccinated against Covid.
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In the first month of the new academic term, resumption of campus learning will be gradual, with distance education given as an option.
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In Dubai, from October 3, teaching and learning in Dubai’s private schools will be in-person only.
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