Free Schooling is Now Available in the UAE

  • Publish date: Thursday، 08 April 2021
Free Schooling is Now Available in the UAE

As the pandemic hit last year and the world went into lockdown, the economy has faced a downfall, shutting down businesses, people got laid off and much more chaos. Many were not able to pay off their children’s school fees!

Education is crucial in the UAE as it is considered any child’s right, in light of that, free schooling is now available in the UAE, with 500 enrolled.

The virtual carter is open to all students of all nationalities in the UAE whose families got impacted financially due to Covid-19

"The Virtual Charter School is open to students of all nationalities whose families have been financially impacted by Covid-19. This not-for-profit public-private partnership model offers an alternative education delivery which redresses learning loss in a pandemic," said Sara Musallam, chairperson of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (Adek).

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The virtual carter follows the Ministry of Education curriculum with potential expansion plans for wider curriculum diversity. It caters to students in Grades 5 to 11.

Admissions are for free, the school also supplies digital devices to the students. Those enrolled in the charter school are permitted to transfer to alternative schools. However, their parents must pledge to pay all outstanding amounts to their children's previous school prior to re-enrolling them in the private school system, the authority explained.

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