According to the Executive Decree published this Thursday in the Official Gazette, the 2022 school year will be aimed at the recovery of learning, through a pedagogical process that strengthens the comprehensive, socio-emotional development, resilience and the achievement of student abilities.
According to the provision, public and private schools must have a “Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Plan”, aimed at ensuring school biosafety, from March 7 to December 16, in three quarters, including two weeks of recess.
The program also foresees a first period of adaptation to the academic environment, in which teachers will have to carry out diagnostic evaluations, reinforcement and updating all students level.
In April of this year, the Education Ministry decided to begin “semi-presential classes”, which was rejected by teachers’ unions and students’ families, as they considered that biosecurity measures should have been created beforehand to avoid infections in the schools.
In view of the opposition and the contrary arguments that the decision was improvised, the institution backed down and left the resumption of the face-to-face modality pending, while maintaining the distance classes, with multiple difficulties of connectivity and availability of devices for the students.