Over 90% of students nationwide have returned to school: ministry
Up to 93.71 percent of preschool through high school students nationwide had returned to school as of February 14, after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Children play in a kindergarten in Kien Giang province.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) reported that 85.71% of kindergarten children have returned to school. The rate was 93.65% among primary school students, 94.41% among middle school students and 99% among high school students.
He added that all provinces and cities have made plans to reopen schools in February.
As of February 14, nine localities had not reopened kindergartens, namely Hau Giang, Tra Vinh, Hung Yen, Vinh Long, Hanoi, Phu Yen, Da Nang, An Giang and Tien Giang.
Meanwhile, primary school students in Hau Giang, An Giang, Da Nang and Tien Giang had not resumed face-to-face learning.
All 63 provinces and cities have resumed in-person teaching and learning for junior and senior high school students.
The MoET noted that 100% of higher education institutions have also drawn up reopening plans.
All localities and their education and training departments have constructed and applied pandemic safety criteria for face-to-face learning. They have prepared flexible teaching plans in adaptation to the COVID-19 situation. In addition, the infrastructures have also been fitted out to welcome the students again, according to the ministry.
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