China Postpones Start of School Semester

China postpones start of school semester and already offers online classes to contain outbreak of new coronavirus.

Chinese are on winter holidays until the 16th. Chinese government tries to implement online courses and the Chinese Ministry of Education is looking for solutions when classes are resumed, which is scheduled for February 16.

According to the China Dailly newspaper, the Ministry of Education is working to ensure that all schools have an efficient form of online classes. The intention is that until the 17th of this month the alternative is in operation.

In Wuhan, in the province of Hubei, where the center of the epidemic is, universities and schools have been offering their winter courses with internet classes since last Saturday. According to the Chinese press, online education resources include academic content, but also courses on popularizing science and psychological counseling.

According to the Chinese newspaper People Dailly, the ministry also asked all students who went on vacation to stay in their homes until the situation returned to normal.

Chinese schools are on winter holidays, which coincides with the celebration of the Chinese New Year, which was celebrated on Saturday . In China, the pattern is for two school recess periods, one in the winter, close to the Chinese New Year, which lasts about a month. The rest of the vacation is in the spring.

The ministry suggests that all educational institutions ask their students to avoid activities where many people gather. In addition, he asks them to develop a coronavirus prevention plan for returning to school.

 

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China postpones start of school semester and already offers online classes to contain outbreak of new coronavirus.

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