Due to the rising fourth wave of coronavirus infections, Wrocław University of Economics was the first university in the city to switch to remote teaching. This form of classes will be in force at least until December 5. The Wrocław University of Technology is also introducing a change in the organization of education.
The University of Economics in Wrocław switched to distance learning due to the developing fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the university spokeswoman Jolanta Nowacka informed on Thursday. On that day, SARS-CoV-2 infection was confirmed in the region in more than 1.5 thousand. people. – We will definitely work this way until 5 December. After this time, further decisions on the form of education will be made – said the spokeswoman.
The University is the largest economic university in Lower Silesia.
The university changes the rules
Due to the growing number of coronavirus infections, the Wrocław University of Technology is also introducing changes in its functioning. From November 22 to December 22, 2021, the possibility of conducting not only lectures, but also exercises, seminars and – in justified cases – laboratory and project classes (regardless of whether it is provided for in the study / education program) is to be introduced remote synchronous.
“The dean of the faculty applies for a remote form of classes, the application must be approved by the vice-rector for education and the chairman of the SARS-CoV-2 team. However, language courses and sports classes as well as education in the field of humanities, social and management courses will be carried out remotely In a full-time form, remedial courses for first-year students will continue to be conducted outside the curriculum “- said the university rector, prof. Arkadiusz Wójs.
Coronavirus in Poland
The Ministry of Health announced on Thursday o 24,882 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection. This is the next highest daily report in the fourth wave of the pandemic. The ministry also said that 370 people with COVID-19 had died. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,279,787 infections have been confirmed in Poland, and a total of 79,994 people have died due to the coronavirus.
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