Teachers and parents representatives met this morning with top officials of the ministry of education as some may be ready for the full resumption of face to face classes by the next school term provided there is no drastic change in the covid-19 situation here.

The phased return to face to face commenced on February 21st with reception, nursery, infants A and B and class four students at the primary level and first, fourth, fifth and six formers at the secondary level.

President of the Barbados Union of Teachers, Rudy Lovell, spoke to Starcom Network News during a break in today’s online meeting with the chief education officer, her deputy and other officials.

General Secretary of the National Council of Parent Teachers Associations Nicole Brathwaite is generally pleased with how the return to face to face has gone and believes most parents are ready to move to the next stage.

Meantime, President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union, Mary Anne-Redman, identifies sick children coming to school as a major worry.

 

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