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Schools will remain closed from 26 November until January 10, 2021

Schools will remain closed from 26 November until January 10, 2021
Schools will remain closed from 26 November until January 10, 2021

The Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Monday said that all schools across the country will remain closed until January 10, 2021, in the wake of the rising coronavirus cases in the country. Schools will remain closed from 26 November until January 10, 2021.

The federal education minister said that all schools across the country will remain closed until January 10, 2021, in the wake of the rising

corona virus conference at the National Operations and Command Center (NCOC) along with SAPM on Health Dr Faisal Sultan to give a briefing about the decisions taken in the education minister’s meeting.

All ministers have mutually decided that to keep all educational institutions, including schools, colleges, universities, and tuition centers closed. However, online classes will continue from November 26 to December 24 after which winter break will start. Schools will reopen on January 11, 2021,” Minister Shafqat Mahmood said.

The decision has been made during the ongoing Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) convened to discuss school closures.

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Minister Shafqat Mahmood said that children’s health and safety is the top-most priority of the government, adding that examinations scheduled to take place in December will be postponed, with the exception of a few professional exams.

During the meeting, it was decided that micro-decisions regarding examinations and other matters will be taken by the respective provinces.

Punjab schools will promote students based on their homework

During the meeting, Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas said that school children in Punjab will be promoted to the next class based on their homework.

The minister also said that while schools will remain closed, teachers will have to go to schools twice a week,