Heat wave: Punjab govt changes school timings

 Heat wave: Punjab govt changes school timings

Provincial Minister of Punjab for School Education

Islamabad, 11June: Due to heat wave, the Punjab Education Department has issued a notification for revised school timings for all the public and private schools, according to which they will now open from 7 AM to 11:30 AM.

The Provincial Minister for Education, Murad Raas, announced the new timings in a tweet.

He also requested everyone to follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the government.

The decision was taken in the aftermath of a number of incidents in public and private schools with children fainting due to heat wave. One sadly passed away in Lahore.

Similarly, around 25 students fainted and had nosebleeding at a government school in Bhara Kahu due to the continuous power outage.

The government’s decision to reopen schools from 7 June had been criticized by parents and teachers alike due to the extremely hot weather, and are against exposing children to the scorching sun.

Read more: Pakistan’s federal board declares inter, matric exams from July 10

Remember, Pakistan’s federal board declares inter, matric exams from July 10 Will introduce digital attendance and e-marking for papers.

Suddenly, Pakistan’s federal board will present computerized participation in tests, FBISE Chairman Qaiser Alam said at a public interview in Islamabad.

“Neither a test paper will disappear now, nor there will be any issue of participation,” he said.

Parents will be sent a caution through SMS in the event that. Their youngster’s coolness to show up for the test, as per the FBISE director.

Web Desk

Related post