The total number of respondents is 1960 people- 576(29.4%) guardians, 370 teachers (18.9 %) and 1014 others(51.7%).
The survey report was unveiled virtually on Tuesday. Convenor of the organization and Distinguished Fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya moderated the virtual event.
Among the guardians, 54.7 percent have said that they don’t feel safe to send their children to schools now, according to the online survey.
Besides, 86.8 percent guardians said they are aware about the government’s Covid-19 health guidelines and 50.7 percent of them opined that their children won’t be able to maintain the health guidelines at schools.
Among the teachers, 68 percent opined that their institutions have the capacity to ensure health guidelines.
Addressing the event, Chairman of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Dhaka Professor Nehal Ahmed said they won’t reopen schools at a time due to the coronavirus situation.
“We will decide to reopen schools after getting permission from the national committee. Even we won’t reopen schools at a time. Who will take responsibility if any student gets infected by the virus? So we have to remain alert and maintain all health related directives,” he also said.