Schools, educational institutions to reopen as scheduled in 2021 academic calendar, says Education Ministry


PETALING JAYA: All educational institutions across the country registered under the Education Ministry will reopen according to the 2021 academic calendar, says the ministry.

Private and international institutions that fall under the ministry will reopen according to their respective academic calendars, the ministry said in a statement Saturday (Jan 2).

“This involves all institutions in the country, even those in conditional movement control order areas.

“The operation of the institutions are subject to guidelines and SOPs set by authorities..

“The ministry will continuously monitor the operations of these institutions along with the National Security Council and the Health Ministry, ” it added.

Separately, in a circular dated Aug 14,2020, Education deputy director-general (school operations sector) Adzman Talib said schools will reopen on Jan 20 and end on Dec 9 for states that fall under category A, while states under category B will reopen on Jan 20 and close on Dec 10.

For more information on the academic calendar, see www.moe.gov.my/takwim

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