Publicado: 26 enero 2022 a las 12:03 am
Categorías: Noticias Oceanía
Australia/January 26, 2022/Source: https://www.wa.gov.au/
Western Australia’s new Safe Return to School Plan will see almost 477,000 students safely welcomed back to classrooms at public and non-government schools next week for the start of Term 1.
900 public education facilities in Western Australia have been inspected to check the ventilation of every classroom, informing the development of a ventilation strategy for classrooms in all public schools, to minimise impacts of COVID-19.
WA’s Safe Return to School Plan includes:
Currently masks are required for students in Year 7 and above in Perth, Peel and the South West. However, based on advice from the Chief Health Officer, masks will become mandatory for students in Year 3 and above once a high caseload environment is reached.
Education staff must be double dose vaccinated before the start of Term 1 (by January 31, 2022) and have had a third dose vaccination within a month of becoming eligible. Regular visitors to school sites are required to be vaccinated. Parents do not need to be vaccinated to drop off or pick up their children at school, attend assemblies and sports carnivals or have a parent-teacher interview.
Schools and education systems have contingency plans in place to minimise disruption to student learning, including hardcopy learning packages, access to online learning resources and arrangements to temporarily replace teachers and other school staff who are required to isolate due to COVID-19. These arrangements include outreach to: