On 30th June 2020, Mr. Kriangyos Sudlabha, Deputy Governor of Bangkok, revealed that Bangkok Metropolitan Administration held a meeting to create better understanding with the administrators of BMA’s affiliated schools regarding the driving of policy on education and preparedness for the reopening of the 1st semester of the 2020 academic year in the situation of an outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The meeting emphasized the practice of main measures on hygiene and sanitation. For example, before students enter school, there must be a temperature screening point checking for students’ fever and registration before entering school premise. If any students are found having a fever with body temperature of 37.5°C or above, they must be separated from other students at medical room and related agencies must be notified to conduct investigation.
For the reopening of BMA’s affiliated schools, online teaching and learning will not be highlighted but the focus will be on having everyone normally come to school to have class, especially for young children. Online approach will be used as supplementary teaching and learning method for the days that students do not come to school and it will be for older children.
Tomorrow (1st July 2020) which is the first day of the new semester, Pol.Gen. Aswin Kwanmuang, Governor of Bangkok, will personally have site visit to inspect the reopening of schools and other BMA executives will also have site visits at BMA’s affiliated schools in all 6 district zones.