Ho Chi Minh CityAfter Sept. 30, the Can Gio district will assess security against the epidemic, organize direct education at eligible schools.
On the evening of September 23, Mr. Le Minh Dung, secretary of the Can Gio District Party Committee, said the district is developing the above plan to submit to the City People’s Committee and the Department of Education and Training for approval.
It is expected that from October 1, the district will implement the first phase of the Covid-19 prevention plan, economic recovery, and a number of activities will gradually relax according to the roadmap, including education. The district will review and discuss with parents the circumstances of each school, the number of teachers vaccinated with 2 doses of the vaccine.
“If students want to return, they must depend on the local situation for epidemic control, it is important to have a plan to ensure their safety. First, the district will give priority to grades 1, 2, first and last. Level, said Mr. Dung.
According to statistics from the Department of Education and Training, Can Gio has more than 13,100 primary and secondary school students at 26 schools. The district has about 1,400 teachers and school staff, 98% of whom are inmates. When the proposal is implemented, Can Gio will be the first location in Ho Chi Minh City to organize face-to-face lessons.
Can Gio has met the criteria for disease control, allowing the gradual reopening of production and business activities under new normal conditions.
Earlier, the Education and Training Department of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee submitted a plan to open schools in districts determined to be safe against Covid-19. The opening is prioritized for early childhood (kindergarten, grades 1, 2) and seniors (grades 9, 12), followed by grades 5, 6, 10 and the rest. The class will be divided into small groups, with only one session per day.
Conditions for opening the school include: Assessed assessed according to the set of safety criteria for epidemic prevention, teachers receive 2 doses of vaccine at least 2 weeks before the school day. Provide direct tuition to students on a voluntary basis; Online and television instruction is still maintained for those who cannot go to school.