At a recent virtual media briefing Tuesday, April 14, Education Minister Anthony Garcia said the situation was “fluid” and it was not likely the term will reopen before September. Today, Monday, April 20, 2020 marked the official start of the second school term, online.
As he delivered Mass at Archbishop’s Chapel, Archbishop’s House on Monday, the Archbishop gave this message to teachers on their “first day of teaching”: “…And I just pray for you that you will have every grace you need today to really do what you do so well, informing our young children and our young people into the mind of Christ. God bless you.”
Archbishop Gordon and the Catholic Education Board of Management (CEBM) met online with the Education Minister and officials of the ministry on Tuesday on continued tuition for RC pupils during the COVID-19 lockdown. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on March 13 asked for all learning institutions to be closed as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19.