The face-to-face school session in Perak began today, involving students of Standard 1 to 5 following the operation regulations of Phase 4 of the National Recovery Plan (PPN).
It involved a total of 852 primary schools with about 100,816 students.
Following the regulation, school sessions are conducted in rotation via two groups, A and B, where group B will begin schooling next week.
Meanwhile, the resumption of face-to-face school sessions today also involved the allocation of about 1,000 police officers and personnel who were stationed at the 1,102 schools statewide.
Head of Perak Community Safety and Crime Prevention Department, Senior Assistant Commissioner Noorzainy Mohd. Noor went on site this morning to inspect the SOP compliance implemented at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Cator Avenue.
Noorzainy explained that the monitoring duties involved all elements of the police, including personnel of patrol car units and patrol motorcycle units who will be assigned daily.
According to Noorzainy, the monitoring will be focused on SOP compliance during the sending off and picking up of the students to prevent parents from crowding at the school premises.
Besides Perak, the operation of educational institutions under the Ministry of Education according to regulations of Phase 4 of the PPN on November 22 involved Perlis, Pulau Pinang and Sabah, while institutions in Kedah began operation yesterday.