As UAE marks 2019 as the Year of Tolerance, celebrating the values of diversity and harmony, it has left no leaf unturned to prosper its education system. From adapting the curricula to starting various programmes, activities and projects both inside as well as outside the classroom, the Ministry of Education always has something educational for not only students but also for teachers and parent. The MOE launches ‘Hello School’ initiative ahead of the new academic year. And yes, it targets teachers, administrators, students and parents across the emirate.
Kafu – ‘Hello School’ Initiative
Titled as “Kafu” this year, the “Hello School” initiative is perhaps a token of gratitude to the workforce employed by the education sector. Coinciding with the start of the new academic year 2019-2020, the initiative is well planned to motivate everyone to start a new academic year with devotion and creativity. It offers a diverse number of educational, social and entertaining activities to be implemented in all Emirati Schools across UAE. Also, competitions will be implemented through the Ministry’s social media platforms. All these activities have been designed to achieve a positive and stimulating learning environment for students. They will be implemented in schools on the first day of the academic year.
MOE to make schools more attractive to students and staff
The Ministry of Education had started the preparations for the new academic year 2019-2020 with a series of guidelines, initiatives and programs. Its main focus being to develop the educational environment to make schools more attractive to students and staff. It plans to develop the infrastructure of schools, especially in relation to scientific and technical laboratories and resource rooms. Also, it will promote special talents and creativity in students. For teachers and administrators, the MOE will provide special skill development programs to develop their personal and professional skills. In fact, the MOE’s preparations for the new academic year is not limited to a particular aspect, in terms of human cadres, educational environment and curricula; it includes all aspects related to the educational process in the UAE with an aim to achieve global competitiveness in the education sector by 2021.