EducationPublic Schools In Kaduna Migrate To 4-Day Working

KADUNA — Kaduna State Government says the resumption date for the 2nd term of the 2021/2022 academic session as earlier slated for Monday, January 10th, 2022 remains unchanged.

A statement by the state Commissioner for Education, Halima Lawal explains that all public schools are to migrate to the 4-day working week while the 2021/2022 academic calendar would be adjusted to ensure coverage of the curriculum for the academic session.

“All Principals and Head Teachers are expected to receive boarding students on Sunday 9th of January 2022 and day students on Monday, 10th of January 2022 respectively.

“Administrators and proprietors of public and private schools and other learning centres, including Islamiyya and Madrasas, are encouraged to sustain school-based security committees set up last term and to continue ensuring safety of students in schools,” the statement said.

It added that the Ministry of education advised parents, guardians and students to comply with public health guidelines by adopting all protective measure against COVID-19.

She urged members of the school security committee to ensure proper monitoring of security apparatus and prompt reporting of any security threat in their schools.

Recall that last month Special Adviser to the Governor (Media & Communication) Muyiwa Adekeye in a statement that the State Government has commenced a transition to a four-day working week.

The statement explained that the state government would permit public servants to work from home for one day per week.

It noted that it would also assist to reflect on lessons learnt from managing the COVID-19 pandemic which required significant relaxations of old working traditions and the ascendance of virtual and remote working arrangements.

The statement said the measure became imperative to boost productivity, improve work-life balance and enable workers have more time for their families, for rest and for agriculture.

Hassan Umar Shallpella (Regional Correspondent)

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