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New school calendar for teachers and students in UAE

As the schools are opening on Sunday for the new year, the new school calendar for teachers and students comes into effect.

ABU DHABI: With the schools set to reopen for the new academic year, the UAE Ministry of Education has approved the new academic calendar for 2015-16. According to the new calendar adopted in consultation with the Education Councils, the school year starts on Sunday for the students and ends on June 23, 2016 for the students and July 5, 2016 for the teachers and all other administrative staff. August 23, 2015 was the first day for the teachers and other staff for the new academic year.

The new calendar of three terms is applicable to all public and private schools that follow the Ministry, foreign, adult education centres and high schools of Applied Technology curricula.

The Ministry says the private schools could apply for a modified calendar but there should be a minimum of 175 instructional days and observe the public holidays and the school breaks.

The students across the UAE will be taking their examinations at the same time and date, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, all included.

Schools in Dubai

The following is a list of schools in Dubai:

Al Diyafah High School, Al Noor Special Needs School, Al Mawakeb, Al Mizhar American Academy, American School of Dubai, Bilva Indian School, Bradenton Prep, Collegiate American School, Credence High School, The International School of Choueifat, Deira International School, Deira Private School, Dovecote Nurseries, Dubai American Academy, Dubai British School, Dubai British Foundation, Dubai College, Dubai English Speaking School, Dubai English Speaking College, Dubai International Academy, Emirates International School, English College Dubai, Formarke School, GEMS Cambridge International School, GEMS First Point School, GEMS Metropole School, GEMS Wellington Academy, GEMS World Academy, Greenfield Community School, Horizon School Dubai, Jebel Ali Primary, Jumeira Baccalaureate School, Jumeirah College, JESS- Jumeirah English Speaking School, Jumeirah Primary School, Kings’ Dubai, Nord Anglia International School, Ontario International Canadian School, Raffles International School - South Campus, Raffles World Academy, Regent International School, Repton School Dubai, Royal School Dubai, Safa School, Safa Community School, Uptown School (Taaleem)

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