Two thousand students from the West Pomeranian Voivodeship are in quarantine and study in the remote learning mode – this is 40 percent of all people quarantined in this region. As reported by the Ministry of Education and Science, 99.8% of workers in the country worked in stationary mode on Tuesday. kindergartens and pre-school education institutions, 97.8% primary schools and 98.1 percent. secondary.
According to the data of the Education Office in Szczecin, due to compulsory quarantine, more than two thousand students in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship are learning remotely. – These are, of course, individual classes, individual groups. There is no question of excluding entire schools in our voivodeship – says Jerzy Sołtysiak, West Pomeranian Vice-Curator of Education.
He adds that 69 preschoolers in three departments, three kindergartens (this is 1% of all preschools), 1,486 primary school students in 73 classes, 34 primary schools (7% of all primary schools) and 510 secondary school students take part in distance learning. in 20 classes, in 12 schools (3% of all post-primary schools).
– Most cases are indeed in primary schools, while the problem concerns all kinds of institutions. These are both primary schools, as well as secondary schools, but also kindergartens – said Marta Kufel from the Szczecin City Hall and noted that these data may change.
The situation in the country
The Ministry of Education and Science informed that 15,402 pre-school education institutions (kindergartens, pre-school education teams, kindergarten points) were working on Tuesday, which is 99.8 percent. all. Three kindergartens worked remotely and 30 in a mixed mode.
On Tuesday, 14,070 primary schools were also working stationary, or 97.8 percent. all and 7,661 secondary, i.e. 98.1 percent. 10 primary and five secondary schools worked remotely. 308 primary and 146 secondary schools worked in a mixed mode. The information comes from school superintendents, who developed it on the basis of data from heads of schools and institutions.
In the event of COVID-19 infection in students, pupils or employees of an educational institution, the poviat state sanitary inspector carries out an epidemiological investigation. Its purpose is to establish the group of people who are exposed. As a result of this investigation, a decision is made regarding the appropriate measures to be taken to prevent the spread of the virus. The headmaster of the school or kindergarten, with the consent of the leading authority and after obtaining a positive opinion of the relevant state poviat sanitary inspector, may suspend classroom classes for a specified period and switch to teaching with the use of distance education methods and techniques. Suspension of classes may apply to a group, department, class, educational stage, as well as the entire school or facility in terms of all or individual classes.
Data from previous weeks
A week ago – on Tuesday, October 5 – 15,404 pre-school education institutions (kindergartens, pre-school education teams, kindergarten points) were in operation, which accounts for 99.8% of the total number of employees. all. Four kindergartens worked remotely and 27 in a mixed mode.
On October 5, 14,204 primary schools, or 98.7 percent, were also working stationary. all and 7,706 secondary, i.e. 98.6 percent. Four primary and 10 secondary schools worked remotely. 180 primary and 96 secondary schools worked in a mixed mode. Two weeks ago – on Tuesday, September 28 – 15,419 pre-school education institutions (kindergartens, pre-school education teams, kindergarten points) were in operation, which constitutes 99.9% of the total. all. One kindergarten worked remotely and 15 in a mixed mode. On September 28, 14,279 primary schools also worked stationary, i.e. 99.2 percent. all and 7,755 secondary, or 99.3 percent. Three primary and one secondary schools worked remotely. 106 primary and 56 secondary schools worked in a mixed mode.
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