This decision was disclosed by the Ministerial Development Council, headed by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
They announced the calendar for all private and government schools for the next three years. This calendar specifies dates of when the year starts and ends, winter, summer and spring break.
Below are the dates for year beginning, winter, spring and summer breaks:
|Beginning of the academic year||August 30th, 2020||August 29th, 2021||August 28th, 2022|
|Winter Break||Decemeber 13th – 31st, 2020||December 12th – 30th, 2021||December 11th,2022 – January 01st, 2023|
|**Spring Break||March 28th, 2021 – April 15th, 2021||March 27th, 2022 – April 14th 2022||March 26th, 2023 – April 13th, 2023|
|Summer Break||Should not exceed 8.2 weeks||Should not exceed 8.2 weeks||Should not exceed 8.2 weeks|
** The dates for Sprink break are for schools that follow Ministry of Education’s curriculum.
The foreign curricula schools can choose to have 3 weeks straight of spring break or two weeks and the third week is spread across over the the academic year.
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