MOE schools to tighten safe management measures amid rise in COVID-19 cases
Remaining National School Games competitions and ทดลองเล่นสล็อต xo external activities such as external CCAs will be suspended as the Ministry of Education (MOE) enhances current safe management measures amid a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Singapore on Tuesday (May 4) announced tightened community measures, which are set to be in place from May 8 to May 30.
Enhanced measures will be rolled out at MOE kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, special education schools, junior colleges, Millennia Institute and institutes of higher learning (IHLs).
“The latest measures aim to reduce intermingling of students across schools/institutions and minimise external activities, while ensuring that teaching and learning continue,” MOE added in a press release.
These measures include exam-style fixed classroom seating and the reduction of group size across activities from eight people to five people.
In-person class and lecture sizes must be kept to 50 people and larger classes and lectures should be held online, MOE said.
Activities conducted in public spaces are suspended.
EXAMS TO CONTINUE
After-school care arrangements and school-based CCAs will continue, subject to the tightened measures.
“Both school-based mid-year assessments and the mid-year GCE O- and A-Level Mother Tongue Language examinations will proceed,” said MOE, adding that external activities will be temporarily halted.
The remaining National School Games competitions will be suspended. This is to minimise the intermingling of students across schools and institutions, MOE said.
“We will monitor the situation and explore resumption of the remaining competitions when conditions permit,” the ministry added.
Applications for the 2021 Direct School Admission exercises, which open on May 5, and the selection process will be conducted electronically.
TRACETOGETHER-ONLY SAFEENTRY FROM MAY 17
In tandem with the national roll-out, TraceTogether-only SafeEntry will be implemented in schools and institutions from May 17.
MOE said students should have their TraceTogether token or app with them throughout the school day to facilitate accurate contact tracing, should the need arise.
Visitors and staff members must check in using their TraceTogether token or app to be allowed entry into schools and institutions and must have their token or app with them throughout, MOE said.
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