Holidays Articles

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Schools closed Thursday for Islamic New Year

Thursday, September 21, will be the Islamic New Year holiday for both the Federal Governm…

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Official Dubai, UAE School Holidays, 2017 - 2018

The UAE Ministry of Education's term times and school holiday dates should be followed by…

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Public, Private Schools Diverge over Holidays, ADEC

There was confusion across Abu Dhabi today, after the Abu Dhabi Education Authority (ADEC…

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Abu Dhabi, Dubai Holidays 2017 - Dates UAE Public Holidays

UPDATE: The next holiday for the public and private sectors in the UAE will be Thursday …

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13 Extra Days Holiday This Summer - UAE

The UAE cabinet  has announced that the school summer holidays will be extended to e…

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All Schools to Close on Thursday - Bad Weather

All public and private schools in the UAE are to close on Thursday 10th March  acco…

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Eid Al Adha Holiday Announced

The government announced today the private sector holiday dates for Eid Al Adha in the UAE…

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Dubai Ramadan School Timings Announced

The KHDA has instructed all private schools in Dubai to shorten school timings to five hou…

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Ramadan Prompts UK Exam Timetable Change

Exam boards in the UK say they have held talks with Muslim groups in a bid to avoid the mo…

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KHDA, MoE Confirm School Holiday dates

Eid break for all schools in the UAE—including Dubai private schools—will start on Sep…

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Confusion Over Eid Al Adha School Holiday

Final confirmation of the official Eid Al Adha school-break has still to be granted. Unti…

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'Unified Calendar' Agreed for All UAE Schools

All private schools in the UAE must adhere to a new academic calendar that has been appro…

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14 Days Extra Holiday for UAE Schools: Official Announcement

Schoolchildren across the UAE will have an extra 14 days holiday per year from September, …

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Confusion Over UAE School Calendar 'Ongoing'

There appears to be ongoing confusion surrounding the school calendar in the UAE. The Mini…

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Dubai, UAE & Global 2014 Events & Holidays

Events, festivals, holidays, sporting and cultural events in 2014 - in the UAE and beyon…