A new circular for schools regulating the critical issues of absenteeism and grading of high school and high school students was issued by the Ministry of Education.
It is reminded that high school and high school students will return to their desks on February 1 for life lessons, with a series of new measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The new circular for schools, signed by Deputy Minister Zetta Makri, comes after teacher protests over the calculation of absences, who claimed that many students missed classes due to technical problems.
Schools: What changes in scores and absences
The circular states the following:
Following questions concerning the attendance of students / three and the submission of a grade of four months in the secondary units of the Secondary Education (Gymnasiums, ΓΕ.Λ. ΕΠΑ.Λ., Special Gymnasiums, Special Lyceums, Unified Special Vocational Gymnasiums-Lyceums), we inform you about the following:
The registration of absences is done according to the current provisions and the characterization of the students / three will be examined at the end of the Second Four Months..
For a course or discipline that for whatever reason may have been taught less than ten (10) hours, A grade may not be given if it is proven and justified that teachers do not have sufficient data to assess the performance of students / three, in accordance with the provisions in force.
Briefly, for absences the Ministry of Education recognizes the technical problems that occurred during the distance learning and with the circular commits that the issue (of absences) will be reviewed.
Undersecretary Zetta Makri, which clarified the issue of fines to students, spoke about the new circular on the show "Society Hour MEGA":