The Education Ministry has decided to continue functioning government and government approved private schools for three days in a week from next week until further notice .
The decision was taken to continue school studies without interruption.
Accordingly, schools will function on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week.
Also, a decision was taken to continue with online teaching practices on Friday when schools are not functioning.
Due to Nikini full moon poyaday falls on next Thursday (11) the schools will not function. Arranging flexible timetables for students and teachers will be done to adjust the situation.
The schools that do not need transport facilities can function on Wednesdays and Fridays after coming into agreements with principals, teachers and zonal educational directors.
However, transport facilities for children and teachers will be provided and the normal bus fare is applicable to avail the service, the Ministry said. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)