THE Ministry of Schooling, Arts and Tradition has postponed the resumption of face-to-face courses for Grades 11 and 12 at Swakopmund, Arandis and Walvis Bay for the following two days.
Govt director of schooling, arts and tradition, Sanet Steenkamp, mentioned that is to offer lecturers, pupils and oldsters sufficient time to prepare.
This implies colleges would reopen on Wednesday as an alternative of tomorrow.
“Through the subsequent two days, dad and mom can be required to point whether or not they would favor to utilize studying from residence,” she mentioned.
Steenkamp mentioned the directorate of schooling, arts and tradition will proceed to have interaction and facilitate instructing methods since many considerations have been raised at Walvis Bay.
The directorate may also discover arranging transport for pupils to and from colleges, and central pick-up factors at Kuisebmond.
Steenkamp mentioned non-public colleges in these areas have indicated their readiness to reopen tomorrow and should proceed with dad and mom’ consent.
Steenkamp mentioned pupils who wish to proceed studying from residence needs to be assisted by lecturers by means of visible or voice-recorded classes.
Assessments needs to be achieved to make sure pupils will not be deprived, she mentioned.
“Amid all of the uncertainties, fears and nervousness, it’s crucial that we observe all of the Grade 11 and 12 pupils are registered to take their remaining examinations at NSSC peculiar and better degree on the finish of this 12 months,” she mentioned.
“The ministry acknowledges the highway forward will not be simple and embraced by all, however needs to reassure the nation the security of lecturers, pupils and all workers is paramount in all choices taken,” she mentioned.