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Schools Closed Until Cyclone Alert Clears, Ministry To Review Situation Daily

Teachers who are unable to travel to school due to flooding can work from home. All other teachers are to report to school.
09 Jan 2022 10:30
Schools Closed Until Cyclone Alert Clears, Ministry To Review Situation Daily
The Ministry of Education has annouced the closure of all schools around the country until the current weather system clears.
In a statement, the Ministry said: “As per the advice from the weather office, a Tropical Cyclone Alert remains in force for parts of Fiji. Due to flooding in several parts of Fiji and further flooding expected in the next few days, the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts, at the advice of the National Disaster Management Office, announces the closure of all schools until the situation clears.”
The Ministry will review the situation on a daily basis and will make appropriate announcements on the resumption of schools.
All boarding students are to remain in school under the supervision of the Heads of Schools.
Students are requested to continue their revision. Years 12 and 13 revision lessons prepared by the Ministry will be replayed on the Walesi Education Channel.
Teachers who are unable to travel to school due to flooding can work from home.
All other teachers are to report to school.
The Ministry is also requesting parents to supervise their children and keep them away from flooded areas as heavy rain is expected across the country.


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