JOHOR BARU: Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad advises the more than 47,000 local examination candidates in the state to always follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in their respective schools.
He welcomed the students as they began their first day of schooling for the 2021 school term, which began on Wednesday (Jan 20).
Hasni also expressed his satisfaction with the preparations made by the Johor Education Department in managing the students’ entrance and adherence to the SOPs that have been in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
“I found that the schools have made the necessary preparations to make sure everything is under control while students can continue with their lessons without any interruption, ” he added.
He said this in a statement after conducting a visit to SMK Aminuddin Baki here on Wednesday (Jan 20).
Hasni added that with the movement control order being imposed, he found everyone was taking the proper action such as wearing face masks while sanitation services in schools have also been increased.
“At the same time, I do hope that teachers can make sure that their students will fully follow the SOPs during the MCO especially in Johor as the number of cases here are quite concerning, ” he added.
About 47,203 students in Johor make their way back to 345 schools throughout the state to resume face-to-face revision for their exams on Wednesday.
The number includes Form Five and Form Six students that will be sitting for the 2020 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Sijil Vokasional Malaysia, Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia, Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia, Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia and Diploma Vokasional Malaysia as well as other international level exams certified by the Education Ministry.
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