School students and parents in New South Wales will know more details about the return to school date by the end of this week, which could include a staggered return strategy.
Health and education officials met today to discuss strategies for allowing different year groups from Kindergarten to Year 2 and Year 11 students to return to classes in Term 4, with face-to-face learning in Term 3. There is no possibility. being crushed.
“We have provided certainty for parents in terms of September,” NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said Press on 23 August. “Unfortunately, we have said that the current conditions remain. If you are still homeschooling, that will continue.”
He said health experts were discussing ways to conduct HSC exams safely and also working out which groups of children would be safe to return at specific times.
“Later this week, … we will give clear guidance as to what the potential goal of going back to schools is,” Berejiklian said.
The crisis cabinet is expected to consider a return strategy tomorrow and finalize other plans to ease restrictions.
NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said budget estimate on Monday that the Delta version has proven to be more permeable with children, making it difficult to decide when students will return to classes.
She told the hearing that withdrawal depends largely on vaccination rates for both adolescents and overall community numbers.
However, Chant was confident that children between the ages of 12 and 15 could start receiving vaccinations later this year.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announced on Monday That the national vaccine rollout on the National Disability Insurance Scheme would extend to all children between the ages of 12 and 15.
Children in the age group with specific medical conditions or identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders were the first to be given the green light to receive the vaccination.
The government hopes to allow the rest of the 12 to 15-year-olds to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine soon.
Berejiklian has said that once the population reaches 70 to 80 percent vaccination against COVID-19, the state will reopen.
“As soon as we talk about the number of people dying from the flu, when we have 80 percent double-dose vaccination, that’s how we’ll treat it.”
This News Originally From – The Epoch Times