20th April 01:41 AM
Ba and Tavua to remain closed today, schools in other areas of the West will be open
By Lena Reece
Friday 13/04/2018

All schools in Ba and Tavua will remain closed today.

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that schools in Nadi, Lautoka, Rakiraki, Nadroga, Navosa and Sigatoka will be open for classes today with the exception of Lovu Sangam School, Mataso Primary School, Nabala District School and Tokaimalo District School.

Schools in the Eastern Division will remain open with the exception of those schools on Kadavu and all schools in the Northern and Central divisions will remain open for classes today.

The Education Ministry says all parents are advised to use their own discretion and assess flood conditions in their area prior to sending their children to school.

The Ministry has also stated that all teachers staffed at schools that are open for classes are expected to attend work today adding that teachers staffed at all schools in Ba and Tavua should report to work to assist with preparations necessary to reā€‘open schools.

However, teachers living in areas badly affected by flood conditions should also evaluate conditions in their area before reporting to work.

The Ministry of Education and disaster officials will continue to monitor the situation and provide regular updates as to when all schools can be safely reopened for students and teachers.

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