Local News Update: Measures were taken by the Ministry of Education on the very first day of school next year to hand over school textbooks to students. The amount of textbooks required for 2020 has already been printed. The Department of Education Publications has sent textbooks directly to schools with more than 1,500 students. The required textbooks were sent to divisional education offices for other schools.
It was revealed that some schools, consisting of less than 1,500 students, have not yet collected from the divisional offices the required number of textbooks.
The Department of Education Publications has advised all directors to collect textbooks from the divisional offices and to complete the distribution of textbooks on the very first day of school starting for the next academic year. On January 2, 2020, schools will start.