KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 — Face-to-face school sessions resumed in Terengganu, Kelantan and Langkawi today, kicking off the reopening of schools which were shut nationwide for about six months following the spread of COVID-19.
In Terengganu, 35,438 students turned up at their schools while 2,159 students reported for classes in Langkawi.
They included those who will be sitting for their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) examinations, special needs (MBK) or Integrated Special Education Programme (PPKI) students and pre-school pupils.
Terengganu has moved into Phase Three of the National Recovery Plan (PPN) while Langkawi is under the travel bubble following provisions of Phase 4 of the four-phase PPN.
In Kelantan, which is in Phase Two of PPN, only STPM semester two students, students with special needs at Sekolah Kebangsaan Pendidikan Khas and PPKI students will attend schools.
Tomorrow, face-to-face school sessions will begin in Pahang, Melaka, Selangor, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Penang, Perak, Sabah, Perlis, Sarawak and Labuan, with attendance of students according to the PPN phases the states are under.