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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 10 December 2018

Ramadan 2018: Abu Dhabi private school hours adjusted

The Department of Education and Knowledge has told all schools in the capital that they will operate for fewer hours over the holy month

Private school hours will be shortened over Ramadan, the education regulator in Abu Dhabi announced on Tuesday.

The Department of Education and Knowledge has told all schools in the capital that they will operate for fewer hours over the holy month.

The school day during Ramadan will begin between 8am and 8.30am and finish between 1.30pm and 2pm, excluding Kindergarten.

Kindergarten classes may finish at 12.30pm, at the discretion of the school.

Schools will also be obliged to provide private indoor eating areas for non-fasting pupils.

This month, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority said all private schools and public schools in Dubai would have their days shortened to five hours during the holy month.

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