Sharjah schools given flexible learning options

File picture [for illustration]

Educational institutions in Sharjah have been allowed to opt for distance, on-site or hybrid teaching system for the rest of the week.

The directive was issued by the Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA), taking into account the impact of the recent severe weather conditions.

"It is the responsibility of the educational institution's management to determine their preferred mode of education (in-person, remote, hybrid) from Tuesday, April 23 to Thursday, April 25," the SPEA said in a statement.

Prior approval is not required for this and institutions can notify the authority via email:

More from UAE

  • Al Mizhar road expansion complete says RTA

    New lanes extending 6.8km have been added to roads in Dubai’s Al Mizhar area Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) confirmed. Streets A11 and A26 have been widened from two lanes to four in both directions, doubling the road capacity from 1,200 vehicles to 2,400 vehicles an hour.

  • Two minor earthquakes hit Oman Sea

    UAE residents in the northern emirates, felt the effects of two minor earthquakes in the Oman Sea in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

  • Free MMR vaccine for Abu Dhabi children

    A free MMR vaccination drive is running for three weeks in Abu Dhabi, to protect children against measles. The vaccination is available to those aged from one to five.

  • UAE President meets business leaders in Seoul

    The UAE's President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Tuesday met with two business delegations comprising major companies and entrepreneurs as part of his state visit to South Korea.