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.
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.