KAMPALA – The Entebbe municipal Education office has handed over certificates of compliance to several schools from the ministry of education and Sports that have fulfilled the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) required by Government as they prepare for Thursdays reopening to candidates.
While handing over the certificates at Entebbe Changsha Model Primary School on Tuesday, principal Education Officer Mr Daniel Ndaga said school inspectors have spent two weeks inspecting primary and secondary schools with over 90 percent qualifying for the reopening after the assessment.
Mr Ndaga added that schools that didn’t qualify or meet the required standards will not be allowed to reopen to students.
Mr Ndaga said the schools that are to either run the day program or boarding but not both will be required to maintain the SOP’s with non compliance leading to cancellation of the certificate and closure.
Entebbe Mayor Vincent De Paul kayanja noted that visitors will not be allowed in the schools in abid to curb the spread of Covid 19.
The principal inspector of schools at the directorate of education standards Kyambogo Mr Apollo Muhumuza said schools must score above 60 percent of the minimum requirements to qualify for the reopening.
Mr Muhumuza said all schools will be required to have an isolation room where those who are suspected to have contracted the disease are placed before they a referred to the health taskforce.