The Dominican Association of Teachers (ADP) assured with satisfaction yesterday that their name to abstain from face-to-face courses achieved a “great reception” from lecturers nationwide, in open opposition to the decision of the Ministry of Education to adjust to this conventional pre-pandemic modality.
The argument of the lecturers’ union to oppose the face-to-face courses for now could be that it’s a must to wait till the extent of Covid-19 infections decreases, or that the virus is “properly controlled.”
Although the ADP assured that it’s nonetheless within the means of gathering official data, its government committee introduced that the request made to lecturers was 100% accepted by the provinces Bahoruco, Samaná, Sánchez Ramírez, San Cristóbal, Espaillat , Hermanas Mirabal and La Altagracia.
Yesterday, Tuesday, 2.8 million college students had been known as to rejoin faculty campuses to start the second quarter of the 2021-2022 faculty 12 months.
Despite the disposition of the Ministry of Education and the Health Cabinet to reopen courses in particular person, though “voluntarily”, many of the instructional facilities of the National District didn’t return to face-to-face as deliberate, as a result of within the heart of the capital, the lecturers additionally heeded the decision of their guild.
School campuses such because the Liceo Unión Panamericana acquired part of their enrolled solely to tell them that, beginning tomorrow, that heart will proceed the instructing course of from dwelling. An identical scenario occurred within the colleges República de Haiti, República de Colombia and República de Honduras, the place it has not been potential to show, as a result of each lecturers and college students had been absent.
Although these colleges didn’t begin courses, the campuses ready for the day.
According to their administrative administrators, in current days, representatives of the Minerd had been supervising that the college buildings had the sanitary protocol dictated by the authorities to restart courses.