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Mask requirement in class should come back in NRW

2021-11-29T11:31:03.421Z

Many students wear a mask in class. This is currently voluntary. The obligation to do so had only been abolished at the beginning of November. In view of the increased number of infections, it is about to be reintroduced.



Many students wear a mask in class.

This is currently voluntary.

The obligation to do so had only been abolished at the beginning of November.

In view of the increased number of infections, it is about to be reintroduced.

Düsseldorf - The mask requirement in class is to be reintroduced in schools in North Rhine-Westphalia. School Minister Yvonne Gebauer (FDP) announced on Monday in Düsseldorf that she would recommend the cabinet to return to the requirement to wear a mask at the seat for all schools. Face-to-face teaching remains particularly desirable from a pedagogical point of view and is also important for teachers and students. In view of the infection process, including the newly emerged virus mutation, protection against infection is increasingly coming to the fore again.

“In the current situation, we are also reacting to the feedback from the school community, who also feel more secure with the pupils as a result of the return to the mask requirement”, explained the school minister and added: “We also expect it to be more orderly and reliable Procedures for the official order of quarantine measures. ”The top priority remains to keep the schools open and to secure classroom teaching. In the pandemic in particular, it is crucial that children and young people continue to have a daily school routine and that they have structure and support. The mask requirement in class was only suspended in NRW at the beginning of November. At the same time, however, the number of corona tests had also been increased.According to the currently applicable regulation, pupils must continue to wear mouth and nose protection in the rest of the school building and when they leave their permanent seat. The mask requirement for the outside area of ​​the schools in North Rhine-Weastfalen had been abolished a long time ago.

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The SPD opposition in North Rhine-Westphalia described the lifting of the mask requirement in class as a serious mistake.

In times of increasing numbers of new infections, the coronavirus is given the opportunity to spread even further, criticized the vice-chairman of the SPD parliamentary group, Jochen Ott, on Friday in a current hour in the Düsseldorf state parliament.

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Mask off the seats in the classroom - the relaxation of the corona requirements in the NRW schools from Tuesday should please some students.

But there is also a lot of criticism.

After a year: No mask at the seat in NRW schools

Last week the SPD and the Greens called for the reintroduction of the mask requirement in the classroom in the state parliament.

Due to the increase in infections and quarantine cases, the Association of Education and Upbringing (VBE) NRW also called for the mask requirement to be reintroduced at the square.

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Source: merkur

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