The government is planning to reopen schools and colleges across the country on 13 June if the coronavirus infection rate drops below 5 percent.
Referring to suggestions from health experts, Education Minister Dipu Moni disclosed on Saturday during an event at the National Press Club in Dhaka and said, "A favourable situation for reopening educational institutions will be created once the coronavirus infection rate comes down and stays below 5%".
Earlier on 27 May, the Ministry of Education directed to make necessary preparations and arrangements for the re-opening of the educational institution from 13 June.
In this regard, a press release was issued by the Administration and Establishment Department of the Secondary and Higher Education Department.
In the statement, the ministry asked the concerned authority to take required preparatory measures to reopen the secondary and higher secondary educational institutions under this department for conducting routine educational activities.
Classes for the 10th and 12th graders will be held six days a week. Students of other classes will attend school once a week. With the improvement of the situation, the number of classes will be increased, the minister informed the media.