Education Ministry orders all schools nationwide to close from Wednesday


Education Minister Natthaphon Teepsuwan has ordered all schools nationwide to closed from March 18 onwards, in order to tackle the spread of Covid-19, said the ministry’s permanent secretary Prasert Boonrueng today (March 17).

“Taking into consideration the well being of students, we urge all educational institutions under the ministry, both government and private, to close temporary from March 18 onwards,” he said.“Music schools, tutoring schools, and international schools must also be closed until the further notice” he added.

The permanent secretary explained that any private school which violates this announcement will have its license confiscated, while the management of government schools will be disciplined for the same violation.

Source: The Nation
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