Given that the Full Movement Control Order (MCO) is still intact, whereas the school mid-term holiday is coming to an end. Many may have doubts on whether schools will reopen and classes continue.
Today (6 June), the Senior Minister of Education, Dr Radzi Jidin had in a press conference announced that schools will reopen as usual on 13 and 14 June, whereby the home-based learning and teaching (PdPR) will continue.
In addition, he announced that the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2021 will begin in February next year (2022). The SPM oral and science practical exams will take place first, where the written exams will take place in March 2022.
On the other hand, students will continue with the home-based learning (PdPR) when schools from Group A and B reopens respectively on 13 and 14 June. The classes will continue for 25 days until the next school holidays start.
Group A schools include those in Johor, Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu, while schools in Group B are those in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Melaka, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan.
This applies to all schools, including international schools, private schools and expatriate schools.
He also reveal that whether the PdPR will continue will depend on the Covid-19 situation in Malaysia. The decision to continue face-to-face learning lies with the National Security Council (MKN).
If face-to-face learning is allowed, the Ministry of Education will give at least one week’s notice for all parties to prepare for the necessary.
In the press conference, he also mention that more than 70,000 teachers have received their first dose of the vaccination and they hope that this will reduce the risk of the virus spreading.
Meanwhile, the DidikTV will also continue to air for 15 hours every day.
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Watch the press release here: