The secretary general of the metrodelegates, Roberto Pianelli, joined this Thursday the debate on the return to face-to-face classes and said that it would be “a delusion” amid a possible surge in coronavirus cases.
“The beginning of classes is a delusion“, launched the union representative of the subway workers and warned that” it would be criminal “to enable this means of transport for those who are not considered essential workers.
Pianelli pointed out against the Buenos Aires Minister of Education, Soledad Acuña: “Minister Acuña used to say that children can go to school by bicycle. It is an embarrassment. Theoretically, students would not be able to travel by public transport because they are non-essential“, released in statements to The uncovering.
And he added: “Let’s hope they don’t make the decision to empower everyone because doing it in the second wave would be criminal“.
He insisted that “if you allow students to travel by subway, the subway for essentials is over. If you enable it, it is packed. Today it is not full because it is only for essentials. “
In the same one that Pianelli spoke earlier some unions when considering “criminal” the plan of the City for the return to the classrooms.
Summer schools in the City of Buenos Aires.
The deputy secretary of Ademys, Jorge Adaro, announced that they will hold assemblies on February 8, the date on which the recess ends and the teachers return to the schools, to evaluate the announcement of the Buenos Aires government.
“They are having an absolutely criminal policy towards kids, families and especially those who intervene in public schools,” he questioned.
The City Government ratified this Thursday that the on-site classes will begin on February 17 and in a staggered manner.
As specified by the Head of Government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, the nursery schools, the initial level and first cycle of Primary (first, second and third grade) and the first cycle of Secondary (first and second year) begin their school year; On February 22, the rest of Primary will begin in schools and on March 1, the remaining years of Secondary level will be added to the presence. The proposal is for both state and private management education.
In addition, he specified that the planned school calendar adds two additional weeks of classes in order to give students more time to learn the contents that they could not reach the previous year and will allow teachers to know the starting point of each student .