In accordance with the directives issued by the UAE Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management, the Department of Education and Knowledge in Abu Dhabi announced the requirements for testing the Covid-19 virus to ensure the safe return to private schools and Charter School students with the beginning of the academic year 2022/21.
Regardless of the age group or vaccination status, the updated procedures require all students of private schools and Charter School, including students of determination, to submit a negative test result with a validity period of no more than 14 days to be able to enter school on the first day of the new school year. The same procedures apply to teachers, administrators and third-party contractors.
A free COVID-19 test will be provided to students who are aged 12 and over and school staff at specific centers and dates for each school.
The Department of Education and Knowledge in Abu Dhabi had sent to private schools and charter schools in various regions of Abu Dhabi a timetable for Covid-19 examinations to ensure that students, teachers and school staff benefit from free examinations in a timely manner.