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September 01, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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Penang Sangam School in Rakiraki will resume classes as normal next week says Permanent Secretary for Education, Dr Brij Lal.

Eight classrooms of the school were burnt down to ground in an early morning fire yesterday.

Dr Lal said there are two available rooms in the premises which will be partitioned and used for classes.

“The work was half done when I left the school last night and the rooms should be ready by today."

He said there is no office at the moment but the ministry is doing all it can to students can return to normal classes from Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Minister for Education Filipe Bole has called on teachers to commit themselves to their work and to their role as teachers.

As this is the final term of the year and form six students will be writing their Fiji school Leaving Certificate Examination beginning on fifth of November while the Fiji Seventh Form Examination will be conducted on the twenty ninth of October.
 
Bole in a statement said teachers are expected to give their utmost commitment to enable their students and schools to move a level up from their achievements in 2011.
 
School managements are also reminded to have their schools cleaned and ready for students before the beginning by Monday.

By Ropate Valemei
 

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