RIYADH: The Education Ministry on Tuesday reviewed arrangements to resume educational activities in schools, colleges and universities.
It approved a phase-wise plan to reopen educational institutions across the Kingdom for the next academic year.
In the first phase teaching and technical training staff will return to their work places, which includes public and private schools, colleges and universities.
All Health Ministry protocols to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will be enforced such as the use of the Tawakkalna app and maintaining social distancing. In the second phase students will be allowed to return to their respective institutions.
In the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the Saudi authorities had ordered closure of all educational institutions and swiftly made arrangements for online education by launching several online platforms to ensure continuity.
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