An almost normal return, the schools will open their doors normally in less than two weeks.
The government has announced that all children and teenagers will be welcome at school for 5 days a week, not 4 days a week. All sanitary measures will have to be respected, i.e. disinfection of hands of both pupils and teachers, maintaining social distances, compulsory wearing of masks for those over 12 years old, ...
"On the basis of the latest opinion of the experts of the GEES (Group of Experts in charge of the Exit Strategy) and taking into account epidemiological, pedagogical and social considerations, the Ministers of Education confirm the application of the yellow code for the start of the new school year, at all levels (nursery, primary, secondary, artistic education with reduced hours, higher education, social promotion), but by imposing increased vigilance and some adjustments", communicated the cabinet of Minister Caroline Désir.
Adapting is a possibility!
If contamination were to increase again, the government is ready to put in place measures according to where the pandemic situation "is acute". It is also possible that for the secondary level, there will be a shift to a mix of distance and face-to-face courses in order to guarantee quality education.
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