KUALA LUMPUR: Schools in Malaysia are reopening nationwide starting from Monday after being closed for many months due to the pandenic.
National Union of Teaching Professions of Malaysia (NUTP) secretary-general Wang Heng Suan said parents do not need to worry as the schools environment is safe and clean now.
According to him, 120-page documents on Guidelines for School Management and Operation 3.0 by the Ministry of Education (MOE) focus on cleanliness of the school compound.
Schools have to follow instructions and guidelines that emphasise on the sanitazation of all classes and the wearing of face masks for all school staff and having almost all students and staff fully vaccinated.
Teachers or school staff who do not wish to receive the vaccine will not be allowed to be in the same space as those who have completed the vaccination.
“These include for surfaces that are often touched must always be sanitised, path for students to move about, break time and several other daily safety measures, like temperature screening of students, wearing of face mask and observing physical distancing,” he told Bernama.