Education Minister explains preparations for 2020-2021 school year


Staff member
Feb 20, 2019

In a meeting with media directors on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, Education Minister Roberto Furcal confirmed that distance learning for public school children starts 2 November. He said television, radio, and Internet will be used to reach the students. He said most public school teachers had already received their laptops, and the teachers’ training in distance learning had begun on 18 September. He said connectivity is the main obstacle to online learning.

He presented the Ministry of Education’s “Safe Education for All” plan. He said the national and international bidding process is underway to purchase devices needed for online education programs. He said that ministry technicians are at work to produce the contents. The ministry is producing 20 masterclasses on topics to prepare better citizens. Furcal announced that meanwhile, provisions are underway to renovate...
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