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Last update: Wednesday, 8th April 2020, 1300 Local Time.
Homskul Givhan Program
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Contingency Plan - Progress Reports
07-May-2020 | MoET Covid-19 Contingency Plan 2020
The document explicitly defines how the Ministry's resources, including key staff and specific responsibilities, communication channels, and logisitics will be utilized prior, during, and after the emergency.
03-April-2020 | COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools Guidelines
31-March-2020 | TSC Circular No. 1 of 2020: Clarification on the SOE Declaration
Following the State of Emergency (SOE) delcaration made on 25th March 2020, the TSC makes some clarification on the responsibilities of Directors, SBM Unit, PEOs, Provincial Inspectors, SIOs, Principals, Teachers and School Councils.
22-March-2020 | Declaration: School holiday for Port Vila, Luganville, SHEFA, SANMA & TAFEA.
The Honorable JEAN PIERRE NIRUA, Minister of Education & Training declares the holiday for schools in Port Vila, Luganville, SHEFA, SANMA and TAFEA Provinces according to Education Act No. 9 of 2014.
21-March-2020 | MoET Reassuration Note to Parents - Tertiary Education
The Director General of MoET sends a reassurance to all students overseas (VanGov, Partial, Bilateral Scholarship) and their parents.
21-March-2020 | MoET Advisory #1 to PEOs
MoET sends an advisory to all Provincial Education Officers, Principals and parents and guardians of students in Kindy, Primary and Secondary Schools regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.
20-March-2020 | Approval of Emergency Operation Center Structure
The Director General of MoET approves the Emergency Operation Center Structure of MoET for implementation.
18-March-2020 | Covid-19 Advisory Message to all MoET Staff
The Director General sends an advisory message to all MoET staff regarding Covid-19.
03-March-2020 | NDMO Direction 15: Closing of the Schools
Directives under Clause 2 Sub Section 1 of the State of Emergency Regulation Order #35 of 2020.