Holidays in educational institutions may increase again due to corona.
State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain said on Saturday (January 9th) that the holiday may have to be extended again as the situation is not normal. The Prime Minister will take the final decision.
The state minister said, “Considering the situation, our online teaching activities will continue even if the holidays of educational institutions increase.”
Director General of the Department of Secondary and Higher Education Syed Golam Farooq said, “The situation is not normal yet. There is no condition to open the school. In this situation, the leave may have to be extended again after January 18. The education minister will talk to the head of government and decide how long the leave can be extended.
An official of the Ministry of Education, who did not want to be named, said that considering the overall situation, the leave of the educational institution may be extended for another 15 days. It will be known in a day or two.
Meanwhile, due to Corona, the ongoing leave of the educational institution has been extended by several steps till January 16. On December 18, the Ministry of Education announced the holiday in a notification.