COVID closures and Fiji schools

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Fiji teachers prepare for the resumption of school PHOTO Fiji government

By Epeli Krishan Sen Vakalalabure and Lotarakuita Anand Sen Saurara

Albus Dumbledore, the Headmaster of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter series notes that time is a mysterious thing and, when meddled with, could have severe consequences.

 Three years have passed since the beginning of 2019; a year that was to have been for all students in primary and secondary schools of Fiji, “another innocent year” of classes and shared laughter with friends; one that would have been ‘littered’ with all those sports hours, short tests and intensive revision for those sitting external exams.

 Yet even with the passage of all that time, Fiji and the world are still battling the COVID . . .

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