When are schools in Lagos State resuming for 2021/2022? If you are interested in knowing when Primary schools, Secondary schools or tertiary institutions in Lagos State will be resuming for 2021/2020 session then this post you are currently reading has been created to update you on when Lagos State schools will be resuming.
This is to inform teachers, students, parents, guardians and the general public that the resumption date of schools in Lagos State has been announced by the Lagos State government. This resumption date is for but not limited to primary schools, secondary schools as well as tertiary institutions in Lagos State.
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Lagos State Schools Resumption Date
September 13, 2021.
Schools in Lagos State will be resuming on the 13th of September, 2021.
First Term: Monday 13th September – Friday 17th December, 2021.
All public and private schools in Lagos State to adhere strictly to the approved above resumption dates and as well have qualitative health and safety plans that will help protect students, teachers and workers as schools reopen.
All schools must make efforts to comply with all the outlined COVID-19 requirements for resumption of schools, not just for the improvement of the overall school operations but for the safe reopening of academic activities to support the Lagos State Government’s quest for a full return.
Schools should also have flexible teaching and learning plans, where students and teachers who feel sick can teach or learn from home via available online platforms, schools must strive to avoid any COVID-19 infection among all students and staff.
Teachers, students and visitors must wear facemasks at all times, observe physical distancing, embrace regularly handwashing with soap under running water and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene within the school premises.
Schools must have an isolation/holding bay to care for medical emergencies should anyone come up with symptoms such as cough, headache, catarrh, difficulty in breathing, sneezing and fever.
The Lagos State Government has also rolled out measures which include online registration of public and private schools in Lagos State with the OEQA, taking a School Self-Risk Assessment as well as undergoing an online training course in order to obtain the reopening clearance for academic activities on the OEQA website: www.oeqalagos.com.
The registration exercise will help the Office to determine the level of preparedness as well as guide schools on conditions for a safe reopening, school leaders are advised to embrace new learning styles like outdoor classes, staggered attendance, platooning or alternative attendance, among others, in collaboration with parents to foster a safe and secure environment.
Lagos State official resumption date for schools will be updated here on this page as soon as it is officially announced by the Lagos State government.
However, the federal government of Nigeria has given the authorisation for all institutions in Nigeria to remain closed until January 18, 2021.
Lagos State General COVID-19 Prevention Protocols
You are to take the following preventive measures at all times.
- Hand washing sports to guarantee regular washing of hands by students, teachers or anyone entering the school.
- Sitting arrangement in classes must be mapped 2 metres away from each other to prevent body contact.
- It is compulsory for all students and teachers to use face masks. Parents are also to use face masks anytime they are coming to drop or pick their children from school.