The Lagos State Government has given an order for the reopening of all Chrisland Schools across the state.
Daily Report Nigeria recalls that all branches of the school were shut down on April 18, 2022 following controversy that surrounded an immoral act engaged in by some students of the school during q trip to Dubai to participate in the World School Games between March 10 and 13, 2022.
A press statement released by the Lagos State Commissioner of Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, in the early hours of Saturday April 23, ordered the reopening of the school.
The government also said the school’s Parent Teachers Association would be working on scheduled psychosocial support for the students involved in the immoral act.
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The statement read;
“The Lagos State Ministry of Education has directed that all Chrisland Schools shut for alleged misconduct of some students in Dubai be reopened from Monday, April 25th, 2022.
“The directive follows a review of the ongoing administrative investigation into the incident. Besides, it is to ensure that students are not denied access to learning when the new term begins on Monday 25th April 2022.
“The State Government shut the schools for the safety of students and the staff and to ensure unhindered investigation of the incident.
“The Ministry of Education and other relevant agencies of the State, in conjunction with the school’s Parent Teachers Association, will be working on scheduled psychosocial support for the students.
“An extensive assessment of the school’s procedure, especially on external trips and excursions, is being made to identify safety gaps and prevent such incidents.
“Besides, the Ministry will launch the reviewed guidelines/protocols governing private and public schools across the state within the next one month.”