Basic Education High School classes will be opened on July 21 according to a director from the Basic Education Department.
The academic year of Myanmar school normally starts on June 1 but for this year, due to COVID-19, it has changed to July. When opening schools, priority will be given to high school students and middle and primary classes will be opened later after weaknesses and requirements when faced in high schools are repaired.
Social distancing will be primarily carried out in classrooms and 6 feet must be apart from each student. Only 20 students per class-room have been arranged. Schools schedule must be drawn according to the numbers of teachers and students in each school and school shift must be doubled or according to the situation of schools must be arranged according to Minister for Education Dr. Myo Thein Gyi held at a meeting on May 25.
Moreover, soap, hand sanitizer, infrared thermometer must be supplied in each school, and contact numbers of health departments and hospitals must be listed, he added.
If infected students are found out, schools will be temporarily closed again. School results of the last academic year will be out in June according to the Ministry of Education.