LAHORE: The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training on Tuesday introduced the schedule for varsity reopening throughout Punjab. An official notification on this regard was additionally issued.
As reported by Geo News, the twenty fifth assembly of the Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) was collectively held with the Healthy Ministry and the National Command Operations Centre (NCOC) throughout which the phased reopening of faculties within the province in addition to the schedule of examinations in 2021 was introduced.
The new schedule is as follows:
- January 11, 2021: Schools throughout Punjab will reopen just for lecturers and workers members to organize educational work and implement COVID-19 SOPs
- January 18, 2021: Schools throughout Punjab will reopen for grade 9 to grade 12 solely.
- January 25, 2021: Schools throughout Punjab will reopen for grade 1 to grade 8.
- February 1, 2021: All universities and schools will reopen throughout Punjab
“All dates are subjected to regular COVID-19 health status review and updates,” the notification said, including that each one examination boards have agreed to carry the Board exams within the month of May and early June 2021 to compensate for educational losses and the protection of syllabus.
The notification additionally added that “all the concerned departments are requested to issue a notification for the implementation of the decisions.”