Singapore will see all students in primary, secondary, junior college (JC) and Millennia Institute (MI) students, as well as students from special education schools shift to full Home-Based Learning (HBL) from May 19 till the end of their term on 28 May 2021.

This was announced by the country’s multi-ministerial Covid-19 task force on May 16. No further tightening of Covid-19 measures for the wider community was announced then.

In a press conference, newly minted Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said, “We make the move with the full knowledge that our schools can draw on their experiences in executing the full home-based learning last year, and we are prepared to transition to online teaching and learning.”

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