Educational institutions to remain closed till further orders: Ghani

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Staff Reporter

All public and private educational institutions in Sindh will remain closed in view of the current coronavirus situation in the province, provincial educational minister Saeed Ghani announced on Sunday.

According to a notification issued by the Sindh government in this regard, all educational institutions will remain closed until further notice.

During the suspension of the teaching process in educational institutions, headmasters and teaching staff will be allowed to go to campuses in accordance with the 50% attendance rule, Saeed Ghani said.

“During this period, all classes will continue to take place online,” the minister said, adding that in addition to the online classes, students should be given homework through alternative means too through the use of different software and online platform, including Microsoft Office, email, and messaging services like WhatsApp.

The educational minister stressed schools complete students’ courses under the current syllabi.