Milton Ribeiro said that the MEC has intensified actions to resume teaching as soon as possible
The Minister of Education, Milton Ribeiro, said on Thursday, 3, that the government is evaluating the size of the damage caused to students after more than a year of closed schools. The minister stated that the GUY has intensified actions to resume teaching as soon as possible and defended the claim of Open Schools Movement, for the return of in-person classes. “Of course, now, we are going to have a hybrid, rotation. But education needs to be face-to-face. Go back to school now.” Ribeiro participated in the president’s weekly live Jair Bolsonaro and answered the program team’s questions. drips on the Is, gives Young pan.
According to Bolsonaro, Brazilian children can take more than ten years to make up for lost time. “I never advocated school closings, ever. Quite the opposite. The number of young people, children who lose their lives for the Covid-19 is insignificant. Of course, we don’t want any children to die. But for you to condemn tens of millions of children to stay away from education is absurd.” According to a survey of the insper e do Unibanco Institute, if nothing is done to minimize the learning deficit in the Covid-19 pandemic, high school students can finish the year knowing 20% of what they should in Portuguese and regress in mathematics.
*With information from reporter Marcelo Mattos