Emerging report reaching Page 36 on Wednesday, indicates that Primary and Secondary Schools in Anambra State, are to reopen on Monday, September 7, 2020.
This is according to a statement issued by Nwabueze Nwankwo, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Basic Education, in Awka, the State capital.
Details of the resumption shows that the third term of the 2019/2020 session would begin on Monday, September 14, and end on Friday, October 23, 2020, for both Primary and Secondary schools.
Nwankwo stated that Students in Boarding Schools in the State, will resume at the weekend, before the resumption date.
The statement noted that the third term is quite short, and urged Schools to make maximum use of the little period.
His words: “We have continued to teach our children at home, through various e-platforms, including the Anambra State Teaching on Air.
“These various platforms shall be continued, as we do a phased re-opening of Schools, and watch the health implication.
“We enjoin parents to provide hand sanitizers and face masks for children.”
Nwankwo added that the Primary School Leaving Certificate Examinations would hold on Saturday, September 12, 2020.
He said that the third term would be completed within 30 days, and advised the Schools to continue with online teaching.
“Principals/Head Teachers should also ensure that Schools observe 30 minutes uninterrupted sustained silent reading on World Literacy Day, as the Education Commissioner and team may pay a surprise visit to Schools”, he noted.