The Ministry of Education has released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on the continuity of learning following the interruption of in-class instruction due to COVID-19.

In the document the British Columbia Ministry of Education clarified that schools are technically not closed, although in-class instruction has been suspended for all public and private schools.

Each individual school district will be responsible for developing plans to continue instruction outside of the classroom setting, with newly developed opportunities expected by mid-April.

A website designed to support out-of-classroom learning is expected to launch tomorrow (Friday), with updates following.

School meal programs are expected to continue where it is possible.

The Ministry assured students that students eligible to graduate from Grade 12 this year will graduate, with the Ministry working alongside post-secondary institutions to ensure students transition successfully.

The full document is available online.