Gradual return to classrooms expected of New South Wales students in the fourth semester


School students and parents throughout New South Wales will find out more about dates to return to school by the end of this week. This may include staggered return strategies.

Health educators meet today to ensure that groups of different years from kindergarten to grades 2 and 11 may return to the classroom in semester 4 and back to face-to-face learning in semester 3. We talked about. It is crushed.

“We provided parents with certainty regarding September,” said NSW Prime Minister Gladys Beregikrian. Said Reported on August 23. “Unfortunately, we say the current situation is going on. If you are still homeschooling, it will be going on.”

She said health professionals are discussing how to safely conduct HSC exams and are also working on a cohort of children who can safely return home at specific times.

“Towards the end of the week … we will provide clear guidance on the goals that the school may return to,” said Beregikrian.

The Crisis Cabinet is expected to consider a return strategy tomorrow and finalize other plans to ease restrictions.

Kelly Chant, Chief Health Officer, New South Wales, said Budget estimate On Monday, the Delta variant proved to be much more contagious to children, making it difficult for students to decide when to return to the classroom.

She said in a hearing that returns were highly dependent on vaccination coverage for both teenagers and the total number of communities.

However, Chant was convinced that children between the ages of 12 and 15 could begin vaccination later this year.

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt Announced on Monday The nationwide vaccine rollout will be extended to all children between the ages of 12 and 15 in the national disability insurance system.

Children of an age group who had certain medical conditions or were identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders were first given a green light to be vaccinated.

The government expects the remaining children between the ages of 12 and 15 to be granted the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine soon.

Berejiklian said the state would resume when the population reached 70-80% vaccination against COVID-19.

“That’s the way we treat it, just as we tend to talk about the number of people who die of the flu with two doses of 80%,” she said.

Rebecca Chu