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September 19, 2021

Government Orders Schools Not To Open For New Term As New Covid-19 Cases Escalate

 

The Ministry of Education and Sports has said that the planned reporting back to school and breaking off for holidays has been delayed until further notice due to the current situation of the second wave of Covid-19 in the country.

As per the calendar, it provided the phased reopening for different classes as; P1-P3 classes are expected to report back on 7th June 2021, while P4 and P5 classes are supposed to break off for holidays on 4th June 2021. The semi-candidate classes (P6, S3 and S5) are also expected to report back for a special term on 7th June 2021.

      Statement From Ministry Of Education And Sports

“Pending the expected guidance of H.E, the President, Ministry of Education and Sports informs managers of educational institutions and the general public that the planned reporting back to school and breaking off for holidays, as indicated above, should be delayed until further notice,” reads part of the statement from the Education ministry.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Education and Sports is working closely with the Ministry of Health to control the spread of the pandemic in education institutions and ensure early reporting and effective management of any emerging cases.

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