PHILIPSBURG:— The Honorable Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS), drs. Rodolphe Samuel, has taken the bold decision to keep schools closed and to start the new school year with online learning, until further notice. He communicated this to parents and guardians via a letter, dated July 31, 2020. But, are schools prepared to deliver education online?
Unfortunately, the Minister’s decision came ten days prior to the official start of the new school year, which gives schools very little time to prepare. In a press briefing, just two days earlier, the Minister had given a strong indication