As more COVID-19 cases are detected among school children, education institutions in HCM City are taking measures to adapt and prepare for the upcoming end-semester exams.
Due to the rapid transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the community, several localities have suspended face-to-face learning and resumed online learning.
After one week, preschools and primary schoolers in Ho Chi Minh City come back to schools for direct learning, the number of Covid-19 students tends to increase.
School authorities and parents in Hanoi are worried about the rising number of Covid-19 infections among students and teachers.
Up to 93.71 percent of the students from preschool to high school levels nationwide had come back to school as of February 14, after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As children in Hanoi finally return to school after a long time spent learning online, parents are filled with mixed emotions.
On ‘tuyen dung giao vien mam non, bao mau tai TP HCM’ (job vacancies for preschool teachers, babysitters), one can find announcements to recruit workers with offered salaries of VND6-14 million.
Vu Minh Tri, an 8th grader in Hanoi, was reunited with his classmates for the first time after nine months on Tuesday.
All the 63 cities and provinces in the country have plans to reopen schools within this month after closure for months to help contain COVID-19 spread, the Ministry of Education and Training revealed on February 7 night.
The return to class of primary school students after Tet holidays will be based on spirit of volunteering, said the Department of Training and Education of HCMC.
Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son has said the biggest wish of the entire sector now is that the pandemic will be brought under control soon so that students can return to school, and educational activities return to normal.
More than 17.12 million, or 75.71 percent of the total pupils and students nationwide, are likely to return to school for face-to-face learning from February 7 after Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays.
Following directions from Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on preparing conditions to reopen schools, many universities in Hanoi plans to welcome students back for in-person learning after the Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival.
The Department of Education and Training of Thu Duc City and 21 districts proposed return to school plan for students at all grades from January 3, 2022.
School principals and experts have welcomed the return of in-person learning as schools in Hanoi prepare for a limited reopening.
The Hanoi Department of Education and Training has proposed municipal authorities allow students to return to schools between July 10-24, after a two-month-long pause to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
On March 2, Hanoi students returned to school after a month-long lunar New Year holiday due to the Covid-19 outbreak. As a result, Hanoians struggled to move again on the roads.