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COVID-19 Education Bulletins

Manitoba Education COVID-19 Bulletins
Date Bulletin Number Content
November 23, 2020 Bulletin # 4 ( 188 KB) This bulletin contains updates made to the Public Health Orders under The Public Health Act to allow schools to rent spaces in other facilities, regardless of type and provides clarification on the approval to lease/rent space on a short-term basis.
November 17, 2020 Bulletin # 3 ( 170 KB) This bulletin addresses school use of playgrounds and community rinks.
November 16, 2020 Bulletin # 2 ( 155 KB) This bulletin advises that, during a Critical (Red) response level, entire households need to self-isolate when a household member is symptomatic or pending COVID-19 test results.
November 13, 2020 Bulletin # 1 ( 164 KB) This bulletin provides further clarification on the circular COVID19: 2020-004, distributed on October 27, 2020, regarding Critical (Red) Response Guidance for Manitoba Schools.

COVID-19 Circulars

Manitoba Education COVID-19 Circulars
Date Circular Number Content
November 25, 2020 COVID19: 2020-005 ( 149 KB)
  • Updates on work placement learning opportunities including guidance and protocols
October 27, 2020
Revised November 24, 2020
COVID19: 2020-004 ( 179 KB)
  • Updated Guidance on Pandemic Response System
  • Guiding Principles
  • Understanding Provincial- and Local-Level Decision-Making Responsibilities
  • Critical Services Worker (CSW) Definition
  • The In-School Environment for Kindergarten to Grade 6 Students during a Critical (Red) Response Level
September 21, 2020 COVID19: 2020-003 ( 63 KB)
  • Updated Guidance on Mask Use on School Buses
  • Updated Guidance on Mask Use in Cohorts
  • Further Guidance on Mask Wearing Limitations and School Accommodations
  • Retaining Visitor Records
September 8, 2020 COVID19: 2020-002 ( 63 KB)
  • Updated Guidance on Mask Use on School Buses
  • Safety Drills
  • Ventilation
August 31, 2020 COVID19: 2020-001 ( 69 KB)
  • Revised COVID-19 K-12 School Settings Practice Guidance and Protocols
  • Clarification of Policy and Guidelines
  • Guidance on Mask Use

Letters to Superintendents and Principals

Emergency Order Letter to Chairs of School Boards (PDF Document 136 KB)September 10, 2020

Education Workforce Capacity Letter to Funded Independent Schools (FIS) ( 126 KB)September 2, 2020

Education Workforce Capacity Letter to School Divisions ( 128 KB)September 2, 2020

Questions concerning the Limited Teaching Permit (LTP) process and requests for LTP applications should be directed to the Professional Certification Unit at 204-773-2998 or toll free in Manitoba at 1-800-667-2378.

Town Hall Sessions

Restoring Safe Services Town Halls


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