Greece’s Education Ministry announced on Monday evening the opening of primary schools and kindergartens on Monday, January 11 Secondary education schools will open at a later date depending on epidemiological data. Announcements for cuts of curriculum for the 3. grade of Lyceum are due later in the week. Options for teachers to undergo rapid tests.
No online-education for elementary school pupils and kindergarten-children on Friday, Jan 8, as teachers will have to return to schools.
Distance-education for gymnasiums and lyceums starts on Friday, Jan 8.
Additional preventive measures for teachers: a special platform has already been launched through which teachers will be able to request a free Covid-19 test.This measure is voluntary for teachers and of a purely preventive nature regarding the epidemiological picture in schools.
The committee of experts advising the government on the coronavirus had proposed earlier on Monday the reopening of kindergartens and elementary schools on Jan11, when the current seven-day strict lockdown expires.
The reopening of secondary education – gymnasiums and lyceums – could follow a week later when epidemiologists and health experts will evaluate the epidemiological data at the end of the week, media report.