The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has issued a special circular urging all ministries and federal authorities to take advantage of the policy of return to schools, launched by the federal government, last year.
The circular comes in accordance with the provisions of the Council of Ministers Resolution No. (2/8) of 2018, on the policy of return to schools, issued on the recommendation of the Ministry of State for Happiness and Quality of Life, which includes three axes that will contribute to raising the levels of happiness and quality of life in society and the environment Work, strengthen and consolidate social relations.
In this regard, the Commission called on ministries and federal authorities to facilitate parents working in the federal government, at the beginning of the new school year, and enable them to accompany their children to schools and nurseries at the beginning of their school, in implementation of the policy, and in light of the directives and legislation of human resources, and procedures adopted in the government Federal in this regard, and does not affect the functioning and delivery of services.
The Authority stated that the “back to school” policy provides for parents of federal government employees who have children in schools sufficient flexibility to take their children to and from school, whether through a morning delay permit or early departure, on the first day of school, A maximum of 3 hours combined or divided into two morning or evening periods.
Parents of federal government employees who have children in kindergartens and kindergartens may be granted morning delay or early departure permission during the first school week to take their children to and from the nursery, for a maximum of three hours per day.
The Authority pointed out that this flexibility is granted in accordance with the regulations adopted in each federal entity, and that the use of them would raise the levels of satisfaction and functional happiness, and achieve the required balance between social and professional life.