Schools reopen on June 24 for students sitting for examinations

ministry of education

PUTRAJAYA JUNE 10: The Ministry of Education (KPM) announced that secondary schools for the fifth and sixth forms will reopen on June 24, following strict standard operating procedures (SOP) that have been approved by the Ministry of Health and the National Security Council.

Minister of Education Dr. Mohd. Radzi said the reopening of the schools is specifically for students sitting for SPM, STPM, STAM, and international examination that are at par.

He said, 500,444 students from 2,440 schools are involved in this session and as such parents, teachers, and the related association should share all information and make necessary preparations before the schools reopen.

Mohd. Radzi added, the parents will be notified about the school session that will start and end in stages and at different times to avoid congestion.

“The SOPs of the schools will be monitored by the officers from the Ministry of Education and the State Education Department who will make surprise visits to the schools.

“The parents are advised to frequently tell the children to adhere to social distancing and have optimum personal hygiene while in the school to avoid COVID-19 infections.

“Parents should not take their children who are sick and have symptoms of COVID-19 to school but immediately take them to the nearest hospital,” he reiterated. –Malaysia World News


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