Following the lifting of the lockdown restrictions, the government has made the decision for Schools to open starting from the 15th of this month.
Addressing media during Tuesday’s weekly post-cabinet briefing, Minister of Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa said that ”examination, classes are going to open first followed by non-examination classes a week later and all teachers who are responsible for examination classes should report for duty by the 10th of this month in order to put their logistics in place”. she said
The Minister also said ”those who teach non-examination classes are also expected to report for duty by the 17th of march and all continuing classes will start with 2020 work. Syllabi have been compressed to facilitates accelerated coverage. Both primary and secondary school levels will follow three-stage of accelerated syllabi coverage .”
Mutsvangwa stated that Schools that have large enrolment numbers should exercise rotational learning so as to facilitates social distancing in line with World Health Organization regulations.