Education Minister Murad Raas met with private school owners for a major meeting to discuss how to enforce SOPs for the opening of schools. The meeting was held in Punjab.
Media reports say that Raas will open schools to six- and over-school children. The decision will be taken later to restart classes for children in kindergarten to grade 5.
Today all day meetings with Private School owners regarding opening of Schools. SOPs were discussed & feedback from them has been requested by August 25th. All of us have one concern in common: Safety of our Children & our Teachers. pic.twitter.com/eOPPybEhgr— Murad Raas (@DrMuradPTI) August 18, 2020
It was conveyed that not all students will be called to schools on the same day. Students of each class will be divided into two groups. Children who come to school one day will be off the next day.
The minister has requested school owners to provide feedback by August 25. On August 11, the Punjab government issued SOPs for opening schools. The long list of guidelines includes basic principles, health awareness, and hygiene.