Tehran (IP) - The Minister of Education said that the main concern of the government in the new academic year is students’ and families‘ health, as well as the quality of education in coronavirus pandemic condition.

Iran PressIran news: In the symbolic beginning of the new school year, and the ringing of the school bells in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani, through video conference, Mohsen Haji-Mirzaie said: During the coronavirus pandemic, officials have wisely planned and observed health protocols throughout the country.

He noted that the academic year has started with the month of Muharram, and as Muharram rituals were held by observing the health protocols, by the capacities of the country we can pass this academic year without any problems.

The Minister of Education added: "Shortening the time of students' attendance in the classroom, banning their gatherings, using masks and other health protocols are some of the things that are tried to be observed in the new academic year."

Mohsen Hajimirzaie emphasized that the presence of students in school is an important event because school is the center of education, and forms the students' personality, and identity.

"If students do not go to school, their social maturity and behavioral development will be impaired," Minister of Education stated.

He concluded that TVschools, student education networks, production of educational content are steps taken to improve the education of students, and we hope that students can benefit from these facilities.


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