Schools to begin reopening from July 15

Schools to begin reopening from July 15

CORONAVIRUS | The government has announced that all national schools across the country will begin to reopen from July 15.

In a press conference today, Education Minister Mohd Radzi Md Jidin (above) said all Form 1 to 4 classes can resume from July 15, along with remove classes, as well as Standard 5 and 6.

However, Standards 1 to 4 would only resume on July 22.

The minister also announced that the government had identified three models for schools to operate based on its differing abilities to adhere to the SOPs on social distancing.

The three models are for single-session schools, two-session schools, and alternating school sessions.

Radzi said this applied to all national schools, government-assisted schools, and private schools registered with the Education Ministry. Schools not registered with the ministry were advised to follow the same reopening dates.

Form 5 and 6 students and those taking public examinations such as Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM), Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM), and Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM), as well as equivalent international examinations, returned to school last week on June 24.

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