Dubai – Voice of the UAE
The Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the flexible work of the federal government in the events and circumstances of the academic year to ensure the role of parents in the educational process. activate and raise the levels of family cohesion in society.
The new initiative fits within the framework of the Return to Schools & # 39; policy that the Federal Government started at the beginning of the current school year, initiated by the National Program for Happiness and Quality of Life for the work of parents and to facilitate employees working in the federal government. And 2071.
The initiative includes granting permission to the employee for a period of no more than three hours to attend parent meetings at their children's schools in order to activate the parental rules and to grant him a permit for a maximum period of three hours to attend graduation events and school activities in accordance with applicable regulations and personnel legislation. Federal government and without influencing the course of events.
"The national program of happiness and quality of life supports the efforts of the UAE government to strengthen social relations in accordance with the guidelines of the wise leadership to help the various social groups, including parents and students, to reach a society ", says Ohud Bint Khalfan Al Roumi, the minister of state for happiness and quality of life of the UAE. A family cohesion with a high level of functional happiness and quality of life, in which the family plays an important role as the core of society.
"We started the school year with a policy of returning schools by giving federal government employees parents flexible working hours during their first day of school, and today we are completing this initiative by giving them flexible hours during school year to enable them to play a bigger role. play in the development of the process.Education and active participation in the education of their children and improving their educational performance and maintaining the balance and stability of their family life, leading to an increase in productivity and level of their performance ».
The new initiative includes more than 94,000 students and 28,000 parents working in the federal government and will contribute to the balance between the work and the lives of employees, thereby increasing their level of job loyalty.