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Govt Preparing For The Safe Reopening Of Schools - Mutsvangwa

Govt Preparing For The Safe Reopening Of Schools - Mutsvangwa

The Government says it is preparing for the reopening of schools for the second term on 3 May in full compliance with COVID-19 prevention and management protocols.

The prevention and management protocols (Standard Operating Procedures) introduced by the Government in 2021 include the prohibition of hugs, handshakes and sharing of desks in schools, while break and lunchtimes are staggered to prevent crowding.

All sporting activities were also suspended and classrooms were only allowed to accommodate a maximum of 35 pupils to allow for social distancing.

Speaking during a post-Cabinet media briefing on Tuesday, 26 April, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa, said:

The nation is further being informed that the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education is currently preparing for the safe reopening of schools on May 3, 2022, in full compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Prevention and Management of COVID-19 as well as other Influenza-like illnesses.

Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education spokesperson Taungana Ndoro said:

All COVID-19 protocols for the safe reopening of schools remain in place as we anticipate the second phase of the vaccination blitz by the Ministry of Health and Child Care.

Parents and guardians are advised to prepare their children for returning to school next week so that we contribute to the socio-economic development of the nation.

Meanwhile, Zimbabwe National Association of School Heads president Munyaradzi Majoni said that preparations in schools for the commencement of the second term are now at an advanced stage. Said Majoni:

On our side as heads, preparations are at an advanced stage for the reopening of schools. Before we closed, some schools had already received PPE from the Government while in other schools, parents were procuring PPE for their children.

Schools are doing a lot to make sure that we have a safe environment for the learners in terms of COVID-19.

Schools are working with SDCs to ensure the provision of adequate protective clothing and equipment.

The second term will run for 69 days from 3 May until 4 August 2022.

More: The Herald

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aaaa 1 month ago

izita kungoti zvikoro zvirikuvhurwa hapana zvinenge zvichidzidzwa bcoz teacher were not happy with salary

DJ Mwonzora 1 month ago

It won't work,it will work,he will work,

nimrod lite 1 month ago

where are getting the permit class genre
huya kugadziriso

head master wepacomment section 1 month ago

we also need a vaccination blitz for economy also

Nimrod 1 month ago

35 learner's permit class, my foot! Where does cabinet get it's figures from!

chief Nemauyu 1 month ago

opening schools without preparing the teachers salaries kupenga uko.


chief 1 month ago

ko inflation rate hamuioniwo here moti vadzidzisi vevana vedu vanoraramawo neiko. dai mamboitawo plan veduwe. ikozvino ma teacher haachadzidzisi during ma working hours, targeting extra lessons

munhu 1 month ago

chembere dzakakwana here idzi hadzioni kuti vana varikufa chinyararire

Rabbi 1 month ago

ko mari murikuti chii inflatoon rate hamuyioni here?

Factos 1 month ago

Whenever there's a pandemic
Zanu pf is the most excited party

Teacher 1 month ago

lam a school teacher we are incapacitated. Kungotivhurira kuti tiite ma extra lessons

teacher lite 1 month ago

Government failed to honour its pledge of paying for fees of teachers children
this Zanu pf had no clue
zanu no fresh minds
zanu no fresh blood
zanu no economy
zanu no plan
zanu is myopic & had rot to the core
vote Zanu pf out
God bress Pumura old pumura

konkon 1 month ago

tirikuzokunyimai pay. work to earn

ě║┘ůě¬ěžěĘěÁěÂě▒ě¬ 1┬ámonth ago

Guess what is going to happen

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