In a statement, the Minister of Education defends the return of in-person classes – Prime Time Zone

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Milton Ribeiro stated that ‘several countries’ have already resumed activities, citing Portugal, France and Spain as examples

Isaac Nobrega/PRMinister defended the return of in-person activities

The Minister of Education, Milton Ribeiro, defended the return to face-to-face classrooms In all the Brazil. The statement was made during a statement made this Tuesday, 20. “I want to call you right now to return to classroom classes. Brazil cannot continue with closed schools, generating a negative impact on these and future generations”, said Milton Ribeiro. The minister also stated that “several countries” have already resumed face-to-face activities, citing Portugal, France and Spain as examples, and said that these nations use security measures to guarantee the return. “Several countries resumed in-person classes still in 2020, when there was not even a forecast of vaccination. The use of alcohol gel, the use of masks and social distancing are measures that the world is using successfully”, he said. In addition, Ribeiro stated that the folder does not have the autonomy to determine the return of in-person activities. “The Ministry of Education it cannot determine the attendance return from classes. Otherwise, I would have already determined”, he concluded.