Saudi teachers get timeline for Covid-19 as parents talk return to school

SourceThe National
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Education Ministry has announced a timetable for all school staff to be vaccinated before the start of the next academic year, raising hopes among parents that in-person teaching will soon return. Schools shut last year due to the pandemic and the kingdom moved all teaching online with virtual classrooms, daily scheduled lessons across age groups broadcast online and on TV as well as other means. In February, the kingdom said that kids would not return to schools until at least the next academic year. On Tuesday, Education Minister Hamad Al Sheikh laid down the timeline for all school staff at all more...