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.”