According to report reaching oyogist.com, the Kaduna state government has reportedly approved Monday, February 1, 2021, as the official resumption date for public and private schools in the state.
This was made known in a statement issued by the Kaduna state Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Phoebe Sukai-Yayi, who noted that the resumption would be in line with the Covid-19 protocols.
She also revealed how the schools would be operated upon resumption. She said that “the first shift will run from 08:00 am – 12:00noon while the second shift will be from 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm.”
She also mandated that “schools must also have COVID-19 Committee which will comprise of the SBMC, PTA, Community representative, Health personnel, Students and Teachers representatives to monitor and ensure compliance.”
“While the Ministry is assuring the public of continuing the e-learning program using Google classrooms, radio and television stations and other online applications, Administrators of public and private schools are encouraged to adopt blended learning system.
“Appropriate resumption dates for the rest of the classes (SS2, SS1 and JS2 in public and private schools and primary 3, 2, 1 and Nursery classes) will be announced in due course, subject to school’s compliance with guidelines in place.
“The Ministry appreciates the cooperation of all stakeholders in the education sector for their continued support and understanding and invites all them to join its various monitoring teams in ensuring a safe learning environment for our children.
“This directive also covers all Islamiya and Qur’anic Schools in the State, please.”