Due to social pressures, the executive authority is negotiating with the provinces to ensure a return to existence, at least for the first months of the 2021 school year. Source: File – Credit: Ignacio Sánchez / LA NACION
CÓRDOBA – Pandemic cost management has been put on the agenda between Casa Rosada and the Governors. A week ago, the decision was to apply or not to impose restrictions to stop Coronavirus infection, and In recent days, the focus has been the beginning of face-to-face classes.
distance Minister of Education Nicholas Trotta. He said Will be the counties that take “Final decision,” the government sought to forge a “consensus” to ensure a nationwide presence, with the type of groups that each region considered most appropriate.
Nation He consulted educational sources from different governorates, and there is a coincidence that they will all try to return in person, but they warn that after 45 days of return, It is difficult to determine if this is the prevailing method Or, at least for the first few months, a hybrid scheme will prevail.
The president himself, Alberto Fernandez, He came out yesterday to endorse the proposal, noting: “Teaching the classes is a priority for me this year. There are developmental reasons for boys who seek it. But there are also reasons for social development that make it necessary. Losing a year of education and knowledge is very dangerous for any society and this is something we cannot afford. “
It’s really hard to avoid social pressure, as it is known by various conservatives. Trotta is visiting various provinces, specifically, to try to coordinate a return.
“There is such anomaly in society You can no longer make decisions like you were at the start of the epidemic when everyone is accompanying; The same thing happens at all levels. Governors also participate with mayors. “There are some that are not true from a health point of view, but this is what can be done,” a regional minister said.
During the past year, only some students from Buenos Aires (CABA), La Pampa, San Luis and Formosa for some time have returned to the classroom. Does not include students of the reshare program in Buenos Aires, according to the “Map of Return to Classroom Face-to-Face in Argentina” – prepared by Public Policy Implementation Center for Equity and Growth (Sepik) – Only 0.2% of enrollments returned to school. In Jujuy, Catamarca and San Juan, they decreased intent due to an increase in casualties.
“The lessons will begin with careful attendance across the country,” Trotta told the Los Angeles Nation.
Despite pressure from parent groups across the country, both the nation and Referees were less enforceable in the return in classes that qualify other skills related to economics and entertainment. This was a common thread for everyone, regardless of which party they belonged to; This perception appears to have changed for March.
The Peronist leaders from within – especially from the most important regions – insist that Rosada’s interest is concentrated in Buenos Aires, Because of its critical electoral weight, and in the rest of the country on those issues where it can incur less political costs, it does. Those references admitted, in a dialogue with this medium, that not returning this year to the classroom would mean an additional source of conflict.
The Interior is negotiating with Trotta
Among the few provincial education ministers who have spoken publicly about Trotta’s proposal are them CordovanWalter Grahovac Who indicated it March 1 is the date set for the start of the academic year and for mixed classes Between default and face to face. He knew that “resorting to being, even with a bilateral situation, would be a positive thing.”
Another was from La Rioja, Ariel Martinez, Who confirmed that the seasons It will start on March 8th, Although it has yet to be decided whether it will be face-to-face, virtual, or combined. “We will analyze the epidemiological situation for each region or department, and after that the educational method and strategy that must be used will be solved,” he added.
“Ctera was frozen before Kirchnerism,” settled by an official from a large county. In the provinces, local unions bear the weight, and it will be necessary to find out if they are cultivated to say “no” when they return to the classroom. The political costs are not just for governments; All sectors read what society demands. “Association for Teaching Art Education (AMIT) And the Argentine Teachers’ Union (UDA) They play hard inside. Return to class meetings between authorities and unions will coincide with the start of the annual joint debate.
Last November, in the booklet “School 2021. Commitment and Transformation”, the nation’s education was presented with guidelines for re-existence, that is, the blueprint that the provinces say to continue supporting it; School start dates are official there. he is Epidemiological Traffic Sign, It was reached unanimously last year, and it sets the criteria for governing health indicators, which some unions put their hands on to announce that they will not return. The Federal Education Council may review it because, As it stands, almost no region will fulfill the required conditions.
Ministers approve The union demands that teachers be vaccinated Among the first groups, they know that agreement to return is essential, but they are also betting that among the teachers they prefer return more than the leaders. Regional authorities warn of the importance of having a homogeneous speech in the national cabinet. “If one of them goes out one day and makes sure and the other one asks him the next day, then it becomes complicated for everyone.” Get to know the North.
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