Coronavirus: German international schools on the brink
10 May 2020 | 1:21 pm
All 140 German schools abroad are currently closed, with some conducting online lessons. But unless the German government steps in now, many of the them might be forced to shut forever.
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Schools reopen in Kenya after a nine-month disruption caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Hand sanitisation stations are in place and staff check the temperature of students before they are allowed into school. Many parents are happy to see their children back in school as it gives them more freedom to work, though they also have concerns about the potential for the virus to spread among students.
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At the Chumchon Muban Phatthana school in Klong Toei, one of Bangkok's poorest neighbourhoods, army personnel wearing PPE suits disinfect schools ahead of their reopening on February 1. Schools have been closed since December after a new outbreak of the virus, with classes conducted online. Schools will remain closed in Samut Sakhon province, where mass testing is underway.
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Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are no longer in favor in San Francisco, where the school board has voted to change the name of 44 schools it says bear the names of people associated with racism, slavery or colonization. The decision to rename schools has sparked debate among residents who support and critize the move.
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Lawmakers have pushed to accelerate the vaccination of teachers to keep schools open for younger children. The move comes amid rising infections and the threat of a third wave.
24 Feb 2021
Farmers in Lyon use tractors and banners at a demonstration to rally against news that dinner menus devoid of meat are being proposed by schools in French areas whose councillors were voted in on an ecological ticket. It is the case in Lyon, where the mayor, Grégory Doucet, is from the ecological EELV party. He defends the move by saying: "This is not an operation to promote vegetarianism or veganism since we will offer animal proteins to children every day", like fish and eggs.
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Hijab controversy: 10 Kwara schools to remain shut for safety reasons
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Since 2015, Burkina Faso has seen an increase in terror attacks, mainly in the north and east of the country. So-called Western education has become the target of jihadist groups. Students and teachers are regularly intimidated, with some even raped or killed. Amid the threat, more than 2,000 schools have closed, preventing more than 300,000 pupils from getting an education, according to the Ministry of Education. On the ground and in IDP camps, NGOs and unions are trying to provide psychological support to traumatised teachers and children. Our correspondents report.
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Around the world, students are suffering from a year of pandemic restrictions, exacerbated by the lack of a comprehensive strategy to lift schools into the digital age . Germany is no exception.
16 May 2021
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Days after relaxing mask mandates for vaccinated adults, the US public health agency has recommended that all schools continue to use masks for the upcoming academic year. Follow DW for the latest.
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