Educational institutions reopen in Pakistan after six months

Educational institutions reopened across Pakistan on Tuesday, ending a six-month-long break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students keep a safe distance while they wait to enter a class as schools reopen amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Karachi, Pakistan 15 September  2020.

Virtual roundtable

‘Proper preparation needed before schools reopen’

Educational institutions need to take ample preparation before reopening and should only reopen when the rate of coronavirus transmission drops below 5 per cent, said speakers at a recent roundtable

Clockwise: Rashed K Choudhury, Syed Golam Faruk, Mohammad Shahidullah, Md Fasiullah

No decision yet on reopening of primary schools, says ministry

The primary and mass education ministry is yet to take any decision on reopening of schools but headmasters of all schools have been informed about the instructions to be taken before resuming ...

No decision yet on reopening of primary schools, says ministry

Literacy rate in Bangladesh 74.7pc: Zakir

State minister for primary and mass education Md Zakir Hossen on Tuesday revealed that the literacy rate in the country has risen to 74.7 per cent from 53.5 per cent in 2005 during the BNP-Jamaat ...

Students at a primary school

Guideline prepared to run schools

The guideline has been formulated as per directives from the Prime Minister’s Office, cabinet division, and health services division, in addition to WHO, UNESCO, UNICEF, World Bank and the US CDC

Students return home from school amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus infection

Exclusive interview: Siddiqur Rahman

‘Implementing the education policy lacks commitment, not funds’

Without implementing the education policy, the ministry had decided to revise it. Experienced educationist Siddiqur Rahman questions the logic of this decision, while speaking in an interview with ...

Siddiqur Rahman

China’s Wuhan to reopen all schools 1 Sept

Wuhan, Ground Zero for the COVID-19 pandemic and the Chinese city hardest hit by the coronavirus, will reopen all its schools and kindergartens on Tuesday, local authorities said.

Medical workers take a swab sample from students to be tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus as senior students prepare to return to school in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on 14 May 2020

‘Tricky moment’ for Europe as schools reopen, but not a driver of COVID-19: WHO

Europe is entering a “tricky moment” with the new school year, and while classrooms have not played a major role in spreading coronavirus, there is growing evidence of youth infecting others at ...

Children wearing protective face masks sit in a classroom at a primary school, as Austrian schools reopen for pupils aged roughly six to 14, during the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria 18 May 2020. Photo: Reuters

COVID-19: Shutdown of edu institutions further extended

Amid the ongoing novel coronavirus situation in the country, the government has extended the shutdown of educational institutions

Students return home from school
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