Friday, September 17, 2021


Plan to reopen schools shows Malaysia transitioning to endemic phase, says Radzi

Education Minister Radzi Jidin maintains that teachers who refuse vaccination will not be allowed to teach face-to-face classes, saying action will be taken against them.

Back-to-school announcement the right move, say experts

They say reopening schools is a justified move and that parents can decide to keep their children at home if they wish.

Input from parents, teachers to be considered in reopening Phase 3 schools

Education Minister Radzi Jidin says their advice will be taken into consideration before a decision is made.

Reopen schools or disaster looms, experts tell Indian authorities

They say schools are 'an essential service'.

Five out of 73 abducted Nigerian students rescued

Gunmen stormed a secondary school on Wednesday in the latest mass abductions targeting schools and colleges.

Nigeria gunmen kidnap 73 students from high school in northwest

Police rescue teams are working with the military to try to release the students.

Jakarta reopens some schools despite virus fears

Some parents in the capital have opted to keep their children home, even after a year and a half of online classes.

Teachers should be priority group for Covid jabs, says WHO

WHO says the pandemic has caused the most catastrophic disruption to education in history.

China bans exams for 6-year-olds as Beijing retools education system

The regulations also limit exams in other years of compulsory education to once a term, with mid-term and mock examinations allowed in junior high school.

Rotating presence at school, work limits Covid spread, study shows

The second most effective method is to have two groups rotate daily.

Delta and the risk of reopening schools in September

The lives, health and future functional capacity of our children are all at stake.

Back to school could spark separation anxiety, expert says as lockdowns keep kids at home

Steps should be taken to help children adjust to the idea ahead of schools' reopening, she says.

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