On February 17, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training sent a proposal to the Standing Committee of Ho Chi Minh City students, students, students of educational institutions and vocational education institutions leave school for the end of March, adjust the school year 2019-2020, move the national high school exam.
The Official Letter stated that recommendations are based on the complicated situation of COVID-19 epidemic, potential risks and no signs of stability in the near future, the spirit of ensuring safety. , the health of students must be put first.
Moreover, this also helps students and parents to be assured, take the initiative in arranging work, activities, learning of families and individuals.
At the same time, the proposal also aims to help educational institutions take the initiative in developing and implementing plans to implement school duties and have a uniformity in implementing the tasks of the school year 2019-2020. for the 2020-2021 school year throughout the country.
Specifically, students continue the second semester from April to July and postpone the National High School Exam 2020 until the end of July.
Department of Education and Training of Ho Chi Minh City submits a draft proposal to allow pupils, students and students to stop attending school by the end of March.
According to the draft proposal of the Department of Education and Training, if approved, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee will send to the Government, the Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs to consider and direct the system. Most for students, students of educational institutions and vocational institutions are absent from school until the end of March.
Previously, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee agreed to allow students to leave until the end of February. After that, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee also announced that it would consider and recommend to students in the area. until the end of March.
Along with that, the Ministry of Education and Training will postpone the end of the school year 2019-2020 because of Covid-19 epidemic. Ministry of Education and Training – thinking that high school students from grades 1 to 12 are not all the same. High school students are required to take the national transition exam and cannot attend until next year. Therefore, the Ministry must take into account these milestones, needing to recalculate more than the previous school year but not greatly affecting the subsequent years. Based on the practical situation, localities decide to send students back to school according to age and locality.
The Ministry of Education and Training will postpone the end of the 2019-2020 school year because of Covid-19.
Facing the complicated situation of Covid-19 epidemic, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. Hanoi has also decided that all local students and students will be absent from school until February 23. However, according to Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung (Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee), it is still not possible to decide the return time of the students but have to wait until the weekend to consider. The decision to return to school depends on the weather and the safety of the city.
In addition, the President of Hanoi also asked the Department of Health to coordinate with the Department of Education and Training to propagate to all teachers in the area to know about disease signs and disinfection measures. When deciding to send the children to school, the management, disinfection and preparation of special facilities in the future will behave even if detecting signs of abnormalities, the conduct must be methodical.
On February 18, the Department of Education and Training of Vinh Phuc issued a fourth announcement regarding the suspension of school children until the end of February to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic. The document was signed by Deputy Director Pham Khuong Duy, requesting units to assign duty schedules, strengthen security and order protection, prevent fire and explosion; clean the campus, kitchen, function rooms … every day.
Thus, up to now, 63/63 provinces and cities across the country officially give students and trainees a break from work to prevent the epidemic of Covid-19. Specifically, 57 provinces and cities across the country let students stay until the end of February 2020; 5 provinces have pupils who leave school until the end of February 23 (Hanoi, Hai Phong, Tuyen Quang, Thanh Hoa and Hung Yen); The other province, Ninh Binh, decided to take a break for the next week but has not decided on the time to go back to school.