Your bookmarked countries have an update since your last login. View Bookmarks x

Education officials authorise return of classes under ‘traffic light’ scheme

January 26, 2021

Original Article: https://www.batimes.com.ar/news/argentina/education-officials-authorise-return-of-classes-under-traffic-light-scheme.phtml

The Federal Education Council has authorised the re-opening of classrooms in educational institutions, subject to the discretion of each district, Education Minister Nicolás Trotta confirmed on Thursday.

The return of face-to-face teaching will be based on a system of epidemiological “traffic lights” measuring risk whereby only a green light can permit schools to reopen, the minister announced.

The council’s approval of the measure was unanimous, Trotta told the press following a videoconference meeting with his provincial colleagues nationwide. 

Effectively, the decision means that the national government will no longer have the last word in authorising the protocols permitting schoolchildren to return to classrooms. That responsibility now lies with each district, subject to the “traffic lights” scheme approved on Thursday by the federal council.

Related Articles:

BE A PART OF THE CONVERSATION. JOIN OUR LISTSERV. Subscribe

Upcoming AACRAO Events

On-Demand Learning

Self-Paced | Online

Self-paced courses aligned with our competency and proficiency framework, AACRAO's on-demand training will build your skills and enhance your resume. 

Courses in:

  • Compliance
  • FERPA
  • International
  • and more

Learn More

SEM_2020_1440x400 update

The International Institute

The AACRAO International Institute covers promising practices for the evaluation of international credentials that combines AACRAO’s On-Demand International Series with five, two-hour, virtual instructor-led training sessions.

Learn More
AACRAO International Institute Banner