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St. Kitts: Coronavirus safety measures are ‘Leadership Matters’ Sept. 1 topic

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Measures St. Kitts and Nevis is taking to keep students, teachers and their families safe during the coronavirus global pandemic will be discussed tomorrow on the Leadership Matters virtual forum series featuring Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris and Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honourable Jonel Powell.

Section 9 of The Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 14) Regulations, 2020, which came into operation as at 5:00am last Saturday, August 29th, states that all public educational places of instruction may reopen as long as they comply with the minimum standards set out in Schedule 2. Please access the link to these Regulations here; Schedule 2 is published on pages 10-12: https://zizonline.com/saint-christopher-and-nevis-statutory-rules-and-orders-no-39-of-2020-emergency-powers-covid-19-no-14-regulations/

With public schools scheduled to reopen next week, the Prime Minister and Hon. Powell will answer questions from the audience. The discussion will take place on ZIZ TV (Channel 5 or https://zizonline.com/tv/channel-5/) from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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