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Official Dubai, UAE School Holidays, 2015 – 2018

Official Dubai, UAE School Holidays, 2015 – 2018

The UAE Ministry of Education’s term times for the next three academic years – from 2015/16 to 2017/18. Children have a reduction in the number of schooldays from 2015’s 189 to 175 for the following three academic years. This is possibly the result of Eid and Ramadan – see below.

Indian schools have a different schedule – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Indian Certificate for Secondary Education (ICSE) — follow an academic year from April to March. Pakistani and Japanese schools in the UAE also follow this schedule.

Note: Ramadan is expected to begin on Thursday May 25th in 2017. This has implications for school holidays. Eid al Fitr in 2017 will fall on June 25 – just after the end of the summer term. Eid Al Adha in 2017 will be on September 1st – just before staff are expected to arrive back at work on the 3rd. Students follow one week later on September 10th.

Go here for a list of UAE public holidays in 2016/17.

School Holidays 2016-2017

August 21 2016 First day for teachers and administrative staff
August 28 2016 Term 1 begins for all students
December 15 2016 Term 1 ends
January 2 2017 Teachers and all administrative staff return to work
January 8 2017 Term 2 begins for all students
March 26 2017 Term 2 ends
April 2 2017 Teachers and all administrative staff return to work
April 9 2017 Term 3 begins for all students
June 22 2017 Term 3 ends
July 6 2017 Last day for teachers and administrative staff

School Holidays 2017-2018

September 3 2017 First day for teachers and administrative staff
September 10 2017 Term 1 begins for all students
December 17 2017 Term 1 ends
January 2 2018 Teachers and all administrative staff return to work
January 7 2018 Term 2 begins for all students
March 25 2018 Term 2 ends
April 1 2018 Teachers and all administrative staff return to work
April 8 2018 Term 3 begins for all students
June 28 2018 Term 3 ends
July 5 2018 Last day for teachers and administrative staff

 

 

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  1. Vikas says
    January 20, 2016, 9:34 am

    What is the latest information available about these dates. We are hearing many different rumors about 2016 Summer Holidays dates,e.g. 06Jul to 12Sep!

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  2. Ahmed says
    January 19, 2016, 8:19 am

    The above should be titled as School Calendar instead of school holidays. Could be more helpful of number of days off were mentioned.

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