Zim schools to resume normal classes by November

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ZTN Correspondent

Schools in Zimbabwe will open to all grades and forms on November 9, 2020.

Authorities shut learning institutions in March after Zimbabwe recorded its first Covid-19 case. Only final Cambridge examination classes resumed on September 14, with Zimsec-administered classes scheduled to begin on September 28.

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa, on Tuesday, said Cabinet had approved the reopening of schools.

“Phase 1 will open on September 28; this will entail Grade 7, Forms 4 and 6,” she said.

Senator Mutsvangwa added, “Phase 2 will open on 26 October 2020, and will involve Grade 6, Form 3 and 5. Finally, Phase 3 will open on 9 November 2020 covering the rest of the learners which covers ECD A and B, Grade 1,2,3,4,5, Form 1 and 2.”