Faculties might be closed till December 23-24, and the winter holidays might be cumulated in a single interval in January – Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki introduced on Saturday at a press convention. As he added, there’s a probability that the primary deliveries of vaccines will seem round January 18.
On the Saturday press convention on the actions associated to the COVID-19 epidemic, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki spoke, amongst different issues, in regards to the prospect of opening academic establishments. The pinnacle of presidency introduced that faculties might be closed till December 23-24.
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“Holidays might be cumulated in a single interval”
– Then we decided that the varsity breaks, i.e. the academic break in faculties, can be cumulated in a single interval – added the Prime Minister. As he famous, they are going to be held between Monday, January four and January 17-18.
Morawiecki emphasised that winter holidays, normally unfold over totally different voivodeships at totally different instances with a purpose to enhance vacationer visitors within the economic system, in 2021 should be amassed at one time with a purpose to reduce this visitors. – So as to not order journeys, to not go overseas, additionally overseas, as a result of it might end up that you will want a quarantine after your return – he stated. He appealed to Poles to restrict their mobility and to remain at house to “break the chain of infections”.
The Prime Minister added that there was an opportunity that the primary deliveries of vaccines will seem round January 18. – This horizon is required to shortly put together the distribution and vaccination course of – he defined.
Prime Minister: the foundations on care allowances would be the identical as earlier than
The pinnacle of presidency was requested at a press convention what might be with the extra care allowance within the pre-Christmas interval – till January 18 – and whether or not dad and mom will be capable of apply for it.
– All guidelines for care allowance would be the identical as in March, April, Could, June. So individuals who have youngsters of the age that qualify for childcare allowance know these guidelines, he stated. – Nonetheless now, in fact, if there’s a scenario the place youngsters don’t attend college, this care allowance is supplied for eligible individuals – added Morawiecki.
Restoration of extra care allowance
At the start of November, the Minister of Household and Social Coverage, Marlena Maląg, knowledgeable that because of the extraordinarily troublesome epidemic scenario within the nation, it was determined to revive a further care allowance and it will be granted for 21 days – from November 9 to 29. Mother and father of kids as much as eight years of age can benefit from the extra care allowance. As well as, it is usually paid to folks of kids underneath 16 who’ve a incapacity certificates; dad and mom of kids underneath 18 who’ve a certificates of extreme or reasonable incapacity and oldsters of kids as much as 24 who’ve a certificates of want for particular schooling. The correct to extra care allowance can be granted to insured dad and mom or guardians of adults with disabilities who’re exempt from work because of the want to supply take care of such an individual within the occasion of closure on account of coronavirus of a facility attended by an grownup disabled particular person.
At current, dad and mom can profit from the final provisions on care allowance granted in accordance with the provisions of the Act on money advantages from social insurance coverage within the occasion of illness and maternity. Such an allowance – within the occasion of unexpected closure of a nursery, youngsters’s membership, kindergarten, and likewise within the occasion of a nanny’s sickness – is granted to the insured guardian of a kid underneath eight years of age for a complete interval of 60 days a 12 months (for all youngsters). The care allowance of 60 days a 12 months can be payable within the occasion of a kid’s sickness as much as the age of 14.
Month-to-month care allowance – each extra on account of COVID-19 and granted for the so-called common guidelines – 80 p.c of remuneration. It’s paid for every day on which care is supplied, together with public holidays.
Czarnek: The truth that distance studying has emerged on such a scale is the results of there being no different possibility
Przemysław Czarnek, Minister of Schooling and Science, through the Saturday on-line panel on distance studying through the sixth Discussion board of Youth Organizations Collectively for the Future, argued that distance studying is a necessity and is “a prosthesis of stationary studying and can stay so”
– The truth that it appeared on such a scale is the results of the truth that there isn’t any different possibility. Now we have heard the Prime Minister’s bulletins that in December we will definitely be instructing distance studying, hoping that after these changes to the varsity calendar, after January 18 we can return to full-time instructing – he stated.
Czarnek added that “sure parts of e-learning are good for pupils, college students and academics, however that is solely on account of the truth that it’s crucial”. – We have no idea what’s going to occur within the subsequent years, additionally when it comes to well being and pandemic points, due to this fact these achievements of e-learning should be developed with a purpose to be prepared for e-learning – continued the minister.
He concluded that “as soon as we overcome the epidemic”, distant studying “will solely be used as an auxiliary and solely to the extent crucial.”
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