Thursday, November 26, 2020
Home National NCHE Issues guidelines for phased reopening of schools

NCHE Issues guidelines for phased reopening of schools

KAMPALA- The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has advised students to resort to walking or riding bikes to and from school/campus during their study time when schools reopen in phases effective September 20th 2020.

This is one of the various guidelines that were set as measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus amongst learners when academics resume.

Government last week came to a resolution to have schools re-opened starting with final year students in higher institutions and candidates in lower classes as feasibility of implementing the standard operating procedures (SOPs) is carried out in various schools to fully re-open for the rest of the classes.

“The meeting resolved that a phased re-opening of schools, starting with candidate classes be implemented starting September 20, 2020.” The letter read in part.

Other guidelines set by NCHE for institutions to comply with, are as follows;

§  Mandatory COVID-19  screening of both students and staff

§  Dis-infection of institutions currently used as isolation centres.

§  Congregational gatherings for church, chapel or mosque are prohibited at the academic institutions

§  Restriction of students movement when schools resume

§  Social distancing, wearing facemasks and compulsory hand washing

§  Restriction of entry to non-students or staff at the respective institutions

§  Person(s) with temperature 37.6C or above will be required to take two more tests.

§  Students from border districts to be tested before allowed into the institutions

§  Students to move with IDs at all times.

§  Students to be at their hostels/halls by 9PMMeanwhile, the majority of the Universities like Makerere, Busitema, Kampala International University among others have shown readiness to re-open the institutions and receive students back on the stipulated dates.

READ ALSO:    

Avatar
Juma Mubiruhttps://theinformerug.com/
Mubiru passionately believes his journalism should bring to the fore the voices of the voiceless. Mubiru tries in his journalism to ask tough questions to those in positions of authority. “Journalism that changes lives is my goal,”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

NBS TV is Government Television – People Are Being Killed, is Busy Broadcasting Museveni Campaigns – Kizza Besigye

Four time presidential candidates Dr Kizza Besigye has condemned the media of turning a deaf ear in the wake of country wide...

Bobi Wine Detained at Nalufenya: Police Speaks Out About his Brutal Arrest

Kyagulanyi was arrested under the command of former Kampala Metropolitan Area Commander Frank Mwesigwa at a campaign venue in Luuka District.

Catherine Kusasira and Pastor Mondo Risk Arrest, Records Statement Over Fraud Case

Presidential advisor Catherine Kusasira and Pastor Mondo Franklin face detectives at the State House Anti Corruption Unit over allegations of defrauding pastors...

NBS TV Speaks Out About DJ Roja Testing Positive for Coronavirus

The internet has been washed by shocking news alleges that NBS Television celebrated DJ Kitaka Rogers alias DJ Roja has been exposed...

Recent Comments