Full Resumption Of Face-To-Face Classes in Jamaica March 7

Minister of Education and Youth, Hon. Fayval Williams (Photo via JIS)

(Jamaica Information Service Press Release) The Ministry of Education and Youth, has approved the full resumption of face-to-face learning effective Monday, March 7.

To aid in the preparation of institutions, additional funds are being disbursed for sanitisation and procurement of furniture where needed.

In addition, documentation is being prepared to ensure the timely payment of the fourth tranche of the funding grants, which is due in April.

The Ministry, in a bulletin, said that school administrators are being reminded that all institutions must be approved by the Ministry of Health and Wellness for in-person classes.

The “three to six feet” social/physical distancing condition has been relaxed, which means that classroom seating can be arranged to reflect the usual spacing of desks and chairs prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. In classrooms where the three to six feet rule has been eased, there should be increased vigilance and monitoring of the students for mask-wearing, temperature checks and for any signs of illness.

Read more at: Jamaica Information Service

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