All education stakeholders are advised the safety and operational parameters laid out in the existing 2020/2021 Guidelines for the Reopening of Schools now apply to Academic Year 2021/2022 and are asked to be guided accordingly.
The finalized Curricular Guidelines, which apply specifically to Term 1 of Academic Year 2021/2022, will be sent subsequently to all relevant stakeholders.
The Ministry of Education is advising that Academic Year 2021/2022 will begin on Monday, september 6th with all students returning to classes virtually.
The Ministry says vaccination uptake by the population, including students, as well as the overall COVID-19 situation will be taken into consideration by the Ministry of Health.
It says the Ministry of Health will further advise the government and Ministry of Education on a possible start date for face-to-face classes.
It says physical school is carded to resume, in the first instance, for the Forms four to six cohorts on a date to be announced.