First of all, to 31. August: mask obligation in NRW in the classroom

North Rhine-Westphalia introduces a far-reaching mask is compulsory in schools At all secondary and vocational schools you should to the end of the holiday to f

First of all, to 31. August: mask obligation in NRW in the classroom

North Rhine-Westphalia introduces a far-reaching mask is compulsory in schools At all secondary and vocational schools you should to the end of the holiday to first, 31. August apply in the school building as well as in the classroom. The education Minister Yvonne Gebauer (FDP) announced on Monday in Düsseldorf. To the extent that teachers are not able to ensure the recommended minimum distance of 1.5 meters, shall be subject to, the mouth-nose cover for you. The scheme will initially run until 31. August. Then should be decided whether they will be extended.

At primary schools have to wear the year of gears 1 to 4 in the school building and on the grounds, mouth-nose protection – but not if the students sit on their fixed places in the classroom. The obligation to wear a mouth-nose cover, will be extended to pay in the face of rising Infection, said education Minister Yvonne Gebauer (FDP).

exceptions for the mask duty in the classroom are not provided, if the Carry "with the educational needs and objectives of the Teaching and other school work to be compatible." Then a school could waive", at least temporarily or for certain teaching units, respectively, in the testing situation" of the obligation. But then the distance between the pupils must be safeguarded.

The schools start in NRW, after a good six weeks of summer vacation next week Wednesday. So far, there was no mask is compulsory in schools in NRW, but only a "mask bid" – for example, in the hallways and in the schoolyard.

Federal government welcomes masks-plans

just before the end of the holiday in six provinces had been Minister of education, Anja Karliczek (CDU) at the weekend in favour of a mask mandatory in school buildings. Several länder, such as Berlin, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg had announced already, but so far only for school buildings, not for teaching. In Hesse and Saxony and is at the discretion of the schools.

Minister Gebauer spoke on Monday of a very strict concept. The sun, among other things, to the fact that NRW should be as the area of land to be particularly mindful. The schools are a Million masks would be provided.

Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 08:19

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