Two fiscal institutions will offer this modality. However, the Minister of Education called for a return to presence.
The compulsory face-to-face classes They will start gradually on November 22, 2021 (see box).
The Minister of Education, María Brown, specified that the obligation is for the institutions, not for the parents.
This means that schools and colleges must already open their spaces, but students have the option of choosing the remote mode.
Brown explained that two fiscal institutions will be allocated with this modality; one for the Sierra-Amazonía and another for the Coast -Galápagos and they will not have a quota limit.
Parents who require this must make a request for an educational transfer to the campuses that will offer the option (https://educacion.gob.ec/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2019/07/Formato-Solicitud-Traslado.pdf).
However, Brown called on families to send minors to lessons since “no digital educational resource can replace face-to-face learning,” and he stressed that there will be no hybrid or semi-face-to-face educational offers.
Neither uniforms nor extra tools
Brown noted that once the face-to-face classes The measure of not forcing the purchase of uniforms or extra school lists to those socialized by the Ministry of Education will be maintained. (AVV)
Data: since June 7, 2021, more than 600 thousand students are in face-to-face classes. Of them, 31 have been infected, that is 0.004%.
Return to class schedule
- November 22, 2021: Technical Baccalaureate, Baccalaureate of Rural Areas and Galapagos.
- December 6: all high school and 8th, 9th and 10th of elementary school. (In the case of Quito, they return to classes on December 7).
- January 17, 2022: From initial to intermediate basic.
- By January 17, 2022, the Ministry of Education aspires that the 4.3 million students of the system return to face-to-face classes.
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