Ahead of the announced reopening of schools across the country, the Ministry of Education has conducted a major reshuffle within the Sinoe County School System that has affected several teachers and education officers.
The Ministry of Education has officially released the academic calendar for the entire 2020/2021 academic school year. It will run from December 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.
President George Weah has approved US$1 million in payments to private school teachers who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
After at least four schools resumed academic activities for the primary school levels, Grand Gedeh’s county health officer says he has ordered all schools operating classes from 5th grade to kindergarten to close, in line with guidance from the Ministry of Education.
As 12th graders across the country take the West African Secondary School Examinations this week, Sinoe’s county education officer is calling on all school authorities to ensure complete adherence to all health protocols set up by the Ministry of Health.
The Ministry of Education has announced the dates for schools to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of schools across the country. The move is intended to allow students to complete the 2019-2020 academic year that was halted in March.
As the nation responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews with representatives of individuals living with visual, hearing, and speech impairments suggest that this vulnerable group has gone largely unnoticed.
For Liberia, a country previously ravaged by civil war and Ebola, the Coronavirus pandemic has become another major setback for the education sector, as approximately 1.5 million students are now out of school.