Education Ministry issues guidelines to safeguard schoolchildren amidst soaring temperatures

Education Ministry issues guidelines to safeguard schoolchildren amidst soaring temperatures

February 26, 2024   04:46 pm

In response to the prevailing high-temperature weather conditions, the Ministry of Education has released a set of guidelines aimed at ensuring the protection of school children from potential adverse effects.

A statement from the Ministry announced that directives have been communicated to all provincial directors of education, instructing them to disseminate the guidelines among school principals.

The guidelines, aimed at addressing the challenges posed by the elevated temperatures, encompass a range of measures to safeguard the well-being of students and protect them from complications such as heat cramps, heat strokes, and heat exhaustion.

Specific details include recommendations for hydration, appropriate clothing, and modifications to outdoor activities to mitigate the impact of the heat.

Attached below is the list of guidelines issued by the Ministry:

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