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Ministry of Education Releases Adjustments to School Operations

The Ministry of Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training wishes to inform the general public that it has been continuously monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the impact it is having on the school system. We continue to be reflective of procedures and practices in the interest of the health and safety of all of our stakeholders of the school community.

Based on recent stakeholder engagements and consultation, the Ministry of Education has decided to suspend classes for Thursday, January 20, 2022 and Friday January 21, 2022.

During the week of Monday, January 24, 2022 to Friday, January 28, 2022 the following groupings will continue face to face instruction:

Early Childhood Education Centres

Grade 6 students

Form 5 students

Vocational and Tertiary Institutions

All other groupings will revert to the Distributed Learning Approach as per the Continuity of Learning Plan.

The Ministry again encourages the general public to conform with the protocols prescribed by the Ministry of Health to ensure a safer environment for students, teachers and the wider school community.

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