The Ministry of Education and Technical Education, in coordination and cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population, decided to hold a virtual meeting through special technologies on Tuesday, October 5, in the presence of the directors of the educational and health directorates to present the preventive plan for the new school year.
The preventive plan for the new academic year issued by the Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that the authorities responsible for the study and attendance of students in schools, which is the Ministry of Education and Technical Education, may see reducing school days for each class, which helps reduce student densities according to the conditions of each school as a preventive measure due to the virus. Corona.
The preventive plan stressed the necessity of limiting the daily absence of students and informing the health visitor of it, explaining that in the event of any activity that requires dividing students into groups while reducing the number of students in each group.
The preventive plan recommended that the teacher should be present before the students in the classroom to organize the entry of students and their sitting on the seats, and each student sits on a separate disk, taking into account the lack of crowding, and when the class, the teacher must maintain the physical distance between him and the students when moving between them.
The Ministry of Education and Technical Education has determined cases of closing classes and schools to deal with cases of corona with the start of the new school year, explaining that if more than one confirmed case occurs in the same class within two weeks, the class will be closed for a period of 28 days by a decision of the health administration and in the case of closing more than A class in the school in two weeks The whole school is closed for 28 days.
The ministry explained that in the case of closing a school located in a school complex and other cases appearing in several schools in the same complex, the school complex is closed for a period of 28 days, and when a quarantine is imposed on the village or city, schools in the village or city are closed until the end of the imposed quarantine.
The ministry stressed that if recommendations are issued by the Crisis Management Committee after following up on the epidemiological situation in any governorate, the governorate’s schools will be closed for a minimum of 28 days.
Tariq Shawky, Minister of Education and Technical Education, had issued a periodic book on precautionary measures and measures against the Corona virus to start the new school year 2021/2022.
The periodic book states that in light of the preventive plan for the new school year 2021/2022 approved by the Ministry of Health and Population, the Preventive Medicine Sector, all educational directorates, departments and schools must download and print the preventive plan for the new school year, which was uploaded to the ministry’s website, circulated and distributed on departments and schools.
The circular also stipulates the formation of a committee at the directorate, administration and school levels, in coordination with the environmental and population education departments; To spread awareness of the precautionary measures to confront the Corona virus, and coordinate with the Health Directorate to take the necessary measures and measures.
The periodic book confirms adherence to what was stated in the periodic book No. (18) dated 8/17/2021, and periodic book No. (27) on 9/22/2021; Concerning the follow-up to receiving the vaccine against the Corona virus for education workers.