Schools shouldn’t reopen on May 11th -Teachers

The Ceylon Teacher Services Union says schools should not reopen on the 11th of May.

General Secretary of the Union Mahinda Jayasinghe said they are yet to receive a response from the Commissioner General of Examinations pertaining to their inquiry on how the 2020 Advanced Level Examinations will be conducted.

He stressed the coronavirus has spread across the country rapidly with over 460 confirmed cases adding therefore schools must reopen only under the recommendations of health authorities and those part of the Epidemiology Unit, instead of reopening schools on political requirements.

Jayasinghe claimed that it is important that parents and children are made aware of how the 2020 Advanced Level Examination will be conducted under the present circumstances.

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