Schools switch to distance learning from today Apr 04, 2021 0 3875 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaAll schools, universities and kindergartens in Qatar will adopt distance learning from Sunday in the wake of a recent spike in COVID-19 cases.The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) on Thursday decided to suspend the attendance of students of all ages from nurseries to university.The decision came following coordination with the Ministry of Public Health, and to take all the necessary precautionary measures to advance public interests and protect the health of students and everyone working in the educational process.As per the decision, administrative and educational school staff will continue their duties in schools. All exams will take place physically in schools, with measures related to that to be announced at a later date.The ministry stressed that distance learning is an integral part of the educational and academic process. The attendance will be counted even with distance learning. The ministry called on students to continue engaging with distance learning, and called on parents to ensure their children attend classes.The ministry added that the distance learning system that was used last academic year as a result of the pandemic is a perfect option for students to continue their education given the current health condition. The ministry said the system has been updated and developed to build on last year’s experience and better fit the needs of students. RELATED ARTICLES Over 1,000 heart stroke cases treated in 2020 despite COVID-19: HMC Apr 04, 2021 0 1819 Qatar to administer 1 mn vaccine doses in days Apr 04, 2021 0 3536 Amir condoles with Kuwait Amir Apr 04, 2021 0 1080 Edu forum affirms our belief in continuing education through modern tech: Minister QNA Doha The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) on Saturday launched the activities of the Virtual Education Forum 2021 under the theme of “Visions and Aspirations…Beyond Challenges.” The event .. Qatar will be able vaccinate 70% population by mid-Aug: Website Tribune News Network Doha Qatar will be able to vaccinate 70 percent of its population with both the vaccine doses within 133 days or by August 14, 2021 if it continues at the present rate, according to website .. Home-quarantine violation: 1 held The designated authorities on Saturday arrested one person for violating home quarantine requirements. The arrest came in implementation of the precautionary measures in force in the country, approved by health ..