In-person education for students of grades 10, 11, 12 and 13 in all schools will resume from November 08 (Monday), the Ministry of Education says.
A press release issued by the ministry said the recommendations of the Special Committee on COVID-19 Control were received with regard to the resumption of academic activities.
Speaking on the matter, Education Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said the authorities aim to conduct the Grade 5 Scholarship and G.C.E. Advanced Level examinations in the first quarter of the year 2022.
Sri Lanka reopened island-wide primary schools and primary sections of schools with effect from October 25 following a six months closure due to the uptick in COVID-19 figures.
According to the education minister primary students have returned to schools in large numbers for in-person learning. – ada derana