Educational institutions in Klang Valley, Melaka set to resume on Nov 1, says Education Ministry


PETALING JAYA: Educational institutions in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Melaka are set to resume on Nov 1, says the Education Ministry.

It said that the operation of educational institutions under the ministry will be implemented after two weeks of the states’ National Recovery Plan (NRP) transition.

“For the territories and states of Melaka, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, the operation of educational institutions under the ministry continues under the rules of NRP’s Phase Three on Oct 18.

“As these states will move to Phase Four of the NRP from Oct 18, the operation of educational institutions in the respective states based on the rules of Phase Four will only start on Nov 1,” it said in a statement on Sunday (Oct 17).

It added that the school reopening involves Level One (Years One, Two and Three) primary school pupils as well as Form Three and Form Four secondary school students.

Meanwhile, Level Two (Years 4, 5 and 6) primary school pupils as well as transition classes, Form One and Form Two secondary schools in those states will begin the following week on Nov 8.

The ministry added that the ruling is also applicable to private educational institutions registered under the ministry for the school category and in the centre category.

“The ministry recommends that this ruling also applies to all educational institutions that are not registered with the ministry, including educational institutions under the state government,” it said.

Educational institutions in other states such as Kedah and Kelantan will also resume from Oct 31, while Penang, Perak and Sabah on Nov 1, in accordance with the latest NRP transition.

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