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Cyberattack Forces Delay in Shipment of Primary Language Arts Student Books and Work Books

The Ministry of Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training has informed and also apologized to all its stakeholders for the delay in the arrival of the shipment of Can do! Primary Language Arts Student Books and Workbooks on the island.

According to the Ministry, “the delay is due to a temporary shutdown of IT systems and offices of publisher Macmillan Education, as a result of a cyberattack.” The Ministry further said that “while the Ministry’s order was made many months in advance of the attack, the company is experiencing difficulty in fulfilling the backlog of orders.”

The company has since given the Ministry an estimated delivery date of August 31, 2022.

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