The Ministry of Education (MOE) has informed that school sessions scheduled to start on January 20 nationwide have been postponed due to the current situation of Covid-19 infection.
In a statement, MOE informed that face-to-face school sessions will only involve students who will sit for the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Sijil Vokasional Malaysia (SVM), Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM), Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM), Sijil Tinggi examinations Agama Malaysia (STAM) and Malaysian Vocational Diploma (DVM) in 2020 as well as equivalent international examinations.
Such measures are taken following the latest development of the number of Covid-19 infection cases on 16 January 2021 and the growing case trend. MOE held discussions with the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) and the National Security Council (NSC) to decide on several matters related to the operation of educational institutions under the MOE.
In the statement, teachers who are involved in classes taking the major examinations will also need to be in school.
Read the full statement here:
KENYATAAN MEDIA PENGOPERASIAN INSTITUSI PENDIDIKAN BAWAH KEMENTERIAN PENDIDIKAN MALAYSIA SELURUH NEGARA
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