Feb 01, 2021

Schools in Gampaha & Kalutara likely to reopen on Feb. 15 Featured

Minister of Education G.L. Peiris has stated it was likely that schools in Gampaha and Kalutara Districts will reopen on Feb. 15.

Speaking at a media briefing today the Minister said 442 schools in the Kalutara District of the 446 could also reopen according to an assessment by the Kalutara District Regional Coordinating Committee.

However, the decision about schools in the Colombo Districts will be taken within this week, the Minister added.

The Minister further stated if there is a large number of students in a class, principals and school committees have the authority to divide classes into two groups and conduct classes on alternate days.

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