September 6, 2022 4:38am
The superintendent of training for the Avon Maitland District College Board is reminding dad and mom that distant studying is being provided once more this 12 months.
Jane Morris says, after the top of the college 12 months final 12 months, the Minister of Training acknowledged that faculty boards could be required to supply distant studying this 12 months.
“We’re able to elevate off subsequent week with a distant studying college,” Morris mentioned. “The distant studying college in Avon Maitland has roughly 200 college students from Ok to 12.”
Morris added the break up is fairly even between the elementary and secondary panels, with about 100 college students in every. She says these college students might be attending college just about and their studying might be programmed by educators and workers members who’re becoming a member of them on-line.
“We nonetheless have households who’re uncomfortable with the state of COVID and will not be feeling protected having their kids come again to highschool and I believe that’s the rationale that the Ministry has required Boards to proceed to supply this to households,” Morris mentioned.
Morris additionally pointed on the market are about 15,000 college students within the Avon Maitland system, so clearly the overwhelming majority of them have chosen to return to the classroom and any of the 200 college students who’re studying remotely are free to vary their thoughts at any level and return to the classroom.