Eight districts resume classes after winter break

The rest of the country’s districts returned to classes last Monday (Photo: Sergio Centenaro).

The provinces of Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, Santiago del Estero, Santa Cruz, the City of Buenos Aires (CABA) and Tierra del Fuego resume classes this Monday, after the winter holidays, thus joining the rest of the districts that returned to classrooms the week before.

currents restart classes with the visit of the Education Minister Jaime Perczyk and the Secretary of Education Silvina Gvirtz, who will meet at 10 in the Yellow Room of the Government House with the governor, Gustavo Valdés, and the minister of the area, Práxedes López.

During the act they will sign the agreement for the implementation of the Extended Day, for one more hour of priority content in schools, as well as bilateral agreements for the expansion and comprehensive renovation of technical schools, confirmed the Ministry of Education of Corrientes.

Meanwhile, at the Juana Manso school, they will deliver 146 backpacks from the National Nursing Training Program (Pronafe) and 41 3D printers.

In ChacoPerczyk will also be present to formally launch “the extended day in bilingual intercultural state, social and community primary schools together with Governor Jorge Capitanich and his peer from Chaco Aldo Lineras,” the Chaco Ministry of Education reported on its website. .

The extension of the school day will consist, in the first instance, in one more daily lecture hour for students and one clock hour for teachers. Classes for the morning shift will begin at 7:45 a.m. and end at 12:45 p.m., while those for the afternoon shift will begin at 1:15 p.m. and will last until 6:15 p.m.

Capitanich, together with the national official, will also lead the inauguration of the comprehensive renovation of the historic building of the Primary School No. 2 “Raúl Basilio Díaz” of Resistencia.

However, one of the unions, Sitech Federation, ratified the non-start of classes with a measure of force in the framework of an active strike, in which demonstrations, marches and mobilizations will be carried out in all the towns of the province.

On the other hand, starting tomorrow the province of Santa Fe will provide one more hour of class per day in all state-run primary schools after the agreement signed between Perczyk and Governor Omar Perotti.

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Land of Fire It is also one of the provinces that will resume the start of classes and adhered to the agreement so that state-run primary schools add one hour of daily class according to the proposal of Minister Perczyk approved by resolution 426/21 of the Federal Council of Education (CFE) that provides that primary schools have a minimum floor of 25 hours per week.

Meanwhile, in Santa Cruzthe provincial Ministry of Labor issued the mandatory conciliation and summoned the Provincial Council of Education and the Santa Cruz Teachers Association (Adosac), to a hearing for Wednesday, August 3 at 11, before the 48-hour strike and mobilization declared by the majority teaching union.

Adosac had ordered a 48-hour strike for this Monday, August 1 and Tuesday, August 2, to “demand that no teacher lives below the poverty line.” Adosac’s claim is for “a salary of $120,000 for the witness position retroactive to the month of July, with an indexation clause according to the inflationary indices experienced by the country”.

Also “demand greater investment in school infrastructure,” detailed the document issued by the Extraordinary Provincial Congress.

In the case of Black riverIn addition to the formal holidays from July 11 to 22, there are an Extended Winter Break (EWR) que began on July 4 and will end on August 5 in the rural towns most affected by the cold and snow that usually cover the province every winter, for which activities are interrupted to avoid endangering the educational community.

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