PESHAWAR: Most of the private schools in the suburbs of the provincial capital and other parts of the province have been reopened one after another despite strict directives from the government to reopen on-campus learning schools from January 18 and 25. Has been opened for Short winter vacation
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary School Department had issued a detailed notification regarding the resumption of online and on-campus educational activities as well as the reopening of educational institutions for staff.
The guidelines are being followed in public sector institutions. However, most private schools in rural areas have been openly violating the directive.
As per the government directive, only the primary and secondary educational institutions of the summer zone have been reopened for teachers and staff since last Monday (January 11). The reopening of schools for staff a week before classes on campus was aimed at preparing to ensure standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Schools with online learning facilities have been given the option to resume online classes. But some of the public sector schools have online learning facilities. Private schools have asked students in most provincial metropolitan areas to enroll them in online classes.
“These are nothing but excuses to charge online class fees,” the parents told The News. Has been asked to start online classes, which seems like nothing but a joke.
He said that when the school closes, the school owners pay their fees and other compensation. “They did this for more than a year when the exams could not take place. They are enjoying the full support of the private schools regulatory authority, whose job it is to regulate the private education system,” he said. Not running away from parents and charging fees for private schools.
Grade 9 to 12 classes will resume on campus January 18, according to a notification from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Department. Schools will be required to implement the Coved 19 SPs already issued by the government. However, primary and secondary classes on campus will resume on January 25.