Education Ministry update on school activities for next week

Education Ministry update on school activities for next week

Education Ministry update on school activities for next week

Written by Amani Nilar

05 Aug, 2022 | 2:43 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); All government and government approved private schools will operate on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during next week, the Ministry of Education says.

The decision has been taken in view of 11th July Thursday being a Poya day, and due to the requirement of conducting schools at least three days per week.

Accordingly, for the next week, students will be able to go to school on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and will be able to engage in online learning activities on Friday, 12th of July.

However for schools which are not facing transportation related challenges, schools can be held for four days (including Friday) with the consent of the Regional Director of Education, and a flexible schedule can be prepared such that every teacher is able to come to school at least three days a week to carry out teaching activities.

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