Phase 2 of the de-escalation, which is accessed from Monday by half the Spanish population, allows schools to open their doors, although each community will determine which courses, with what prevention measures and if students return by appointment. , that they will do it voluntarily.
“The educational administrations may order the flexibility of containment measures and the resumption of classroom activities in the non-university educational field and training, also corresponding to the execution of such measures,” states the royal decree establishing the fifth extension of the alarm status, published in the BOE this Saturday.
In addition to the resumption of the face-to-face, the administrations will be able to keep the educational activities at a distance and “online”, whenever possible, he adds.
In phase 2 they are on May 25: Canarias, Baleares, Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, the Basque Country, La Rioja, Navarra, Aragón, Extremadura, Guadalajara Cuenca, Murcia, Almería, Jaén, Córdoba, Sevilla, Cádiz, Huelva , the health areas of Camp de Tarragona, Terres de l’Ebre and Alt Pirineu in Catalonia, Ceuta and Melilla.
Although a generalized lap is now allowed, at first there was only talk of returning to the classroom in phase 2 for, mainly, end-of-stage students such as ESO fourth and Bachillerato second (preparing the EBAU) and Vocational Training.
Also for children from 0 to 6 years old for families that prove that parents have to do face-to-face work without the possibility of flexibility, and Special Education.
However, many communities and education unions were of the opinion that it was better to return to face-to-face classes in September.
And although it is a regional responsibility, the Government has published a guide with almost 40 prevention and hygiene measures, recommending, for example, that families take their children’s temperature before leaving home.
The center, which will provide disinfectant gel, will be able to optimize classrooms and other spaces to accommodate students, but always applying the interpersonal distance of 2 meters, and outdoor spaces will be prioritized.
In the event that the safety distance cannot be ensured, a mask should be used by staff and students from Primary, as far as possible.
The entrances and exits will be ordered, in a row and with interpersonal distance, and the use of gloves is not generally recommended.
Parents may only enter the school building in case of need or indication from the teaching staff or the management team.
When a student shows symptoms, one mask will be provided and another for the adult person who will take care of him until his parents arrive and he will remain in a room for individual use.
The centers will carry out cleaning and disinfection of the facilities at least once a day, reinforcing it in the most frequent contact surfaces such as door knobs, tables, furniture, handrails, floors, telephones, hangers and other elements with similar characteristics.
The school bus, where face masks will be required, will be cleaned and disinfected twice a day.
In the case of dining room opening, a higher frequency of surface cleaning is required, as well as ventilation after each service.
The use of paper documents and their circulation will be limited as much as possible.
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