"Schools are safe and will operate in all areas, even the red ones according to the experts' instructions. Our priority is to ensure the educational process " said the Secretary General of the Ministry of Education, Anastasia Gika in Athens 9.84 and in the show We live in Athens, with Maria Pavlou.
«The desire and pursuit of the political leadership is to open first of all schools throughout the country. Their reopening at the level of primary and special education was done according to the recommendations of infectious disease specialists. As for the Gymnasiums and Lyceums, they will proceed with the distance education.
The program needed to be updated, since in the last two months with distance learning, a course was held from 14.30 to 17.30. Now, we return to the previous regime with the arrival at 8 and the departure-per groups of students- until one and a half in the afternoon. Flexibility in the schedule has been provided, in order to avoid overcrowding phenomena of children, as well as parents " stressed Mrs. Gika.
Referring to the prerequisites for the reopening of schools, stressed that "Together with the masks and the meticulous observance of cleanliness, the convening of the Teachers 'Associations is included, with the guidance of the director to inform the Parents' Associations about the decisions taken. "Either by posting on his website, sending e-mail or using the phone." And note that "the educational community self-regulates, adapts and leaps when needed, such as with e-learning a completely unknown field, which was a test for teachers and children. "
MAIN PRIORITY IS ENSURING THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS FOR CHILDREN
The Secretary General of the Ministry of Education clarified how "Schools are safe and will operate in all areas, even the red ones, but with great care and according to the advice of experts. The canteens will also be open. Ensuring the educational process for our children is a priority. "
WHAT IS CHANGING IN SCHOOLS FROM JANUARY 11
«There will be a gradual arrival and departure, while the different entrances to the school units will be activated.
Remaining distances, frequent hand washing and of course the mandatory use of a mask indoors and outdoors, except during exercise in the courtyard. The operation of canteens, computer labs, but also the use of musical instruments will be adapted accordingly.
It is necessary for the parents to move the code 4 to 13033, while children and teachers must be provided with a certificate from the school principals. "
Regarding the free tests that children and teachers ask for before classes start, Ms. Gika noted that "There is a platform edu.gr a whole program that has already gathered more than 5 thousand requests. "
In relation to the children of the C Lyceum, he noticed that there is an objective problem for this as well «it was decided a reasonable reduction of the curriculum given the anxiety of the students, although the distance learning is progressing. "We have a natural phenomenon in constant evolution and you have to adjust your defense according to what you see.", stressed the closing of the Secretary General of the Ministry of Education.