Commendable Action On the Reopening of Schools Taken By Church Schools

The Union of Professional Educators – Voice of the Workers is revived by, and sincerely commends, the decision taken by Church schools to return to school with online lessons rather than face-to-face tomorrow the 8th of January and Friday the 9th of January 2021. This measure will be extended to Wednesday the 13th of January should the rising trend of infection not show any signs of reversal.

Church schools will be conducting their lessons online so as to keep up the educational service our students have a right to, while safeguarding the health and safety of staff and students, and their respective families. 

The Secretariat of Catholic Education emphasized, in its communication of this decision, that it has placed health as a priority and through this precautionary measure it is hoping to help contain the spread of the virus and avoid having more families forced into mandatory quarantine.