KUALA LUMPUR – No instruction has been issued by the Ministry of Education for the teachers to return to work yet as it is still the school holidays, said Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
He said, teachers who returned to school to assist their principals acted voluntarily.
“The Ministry of Education has yet to issue any order for the teachers to return to school.
“Earlier, orders were only issued to the Anggota Kumpulan Pelaksana (AKP) only,” he said during a news conference today, commenting on the 20 teachers instructed by their principal to return to work recently.
On another development, Ismail Sabri said that about 702 students from higher learning institutions are still in their campuses at the moment.
According to him, they will be sent back to their hometown soon.
A total of 57,729 IPT students have been sent home to their families since 27 April.
Yesterday, 915 students have been sent home via seven flights. –MalaysiaGazette