Public Schools Instructed to End 2019-2020 Academic Year on Nov. 30

All public schools across the country has been instructed to end the 2019-2020 academic year on Nov. 30, according to a new directive of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports issued tonight.

The new academic year 2020-2021 is expected to begin on Jan. 11, 2021, added the same source.

The lower secondary school and high school exams will take place as scheduled – on Nov. 30 and on Dec. 21, respectively, it continued.

For private schools, they were ordered to temporarily shut down for two weeks from today onwards, and e-learning must be applied during this period, except for grade 12th that needs to continue for the exam on Dec. 21, said the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in another announcement.

The move was made after the outbreak of community transmission of COVID-19 was found in the family of a senior official at the Ministry of Interior.


Source: Agency Kampuchea Press