Second Phase of School Reopening Due Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, August 27, 2020 —

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports has issued guidelines for the reopening of kindergartens and primary schools in the second phase.

The guidelines were shared by the ministry in yesterday’s separate press releases trying to make sure that all necessary safety measures will be well complied.

The guidelines underlined a safe learning environment, required sanitation facilities as well as continuous awareness building not only for the teachers and education staff but also the students and parents.

The public kindergartens and primary schools in the municipal administrations of Kratie, Stung Treng, Rattanakiri and Mondulkiri provinces will be allowed full sessions with between 15 to 20 students per class.

According to the press releases, the school resumptions for kindergartens and primary schools is scheduled for Sept. 7 until the end of December 2020 while the new academic year (2020-2021) will begin on Jan. 11, 2021.

The first phase of school resumption was applied earlier this month and it has been working well.

By Phal Sophanith