The National Federation of University Teachers (Conadu) and the Association of University Teachers of Santiago del Esterio (Adunse) analyzed the conditions for the return to presence in the country’s universities, within the framework of the Commission on Conditions and Work Environments.
As reported by Conadu -federation to which the association of university teachers of our city adheres-, “resolution 400/21 of the Federal Council of Education for the university environment was considered inapplicable because it does not conform to the safety and hygiene regulations of the job”. This resolution establishes the modifying guidelines for school attendance.
It should be noted that at the National University of La Plata, the Faculty of Economic Sciences, which was the first to resume the presence at the beginning of August, was joined by Architecture, Law and Natural Sciences, which opened their doors for face-to-face and optional exams , use of the library and receive personalized attention in the Student Department. For face-to-face exams, the modality will be by shifts distributed from 8 to 19, with the possibility of extending until 22. Classrooms with ventilation and spaciousness will be used, respecting a capacity of 25 percent of the capacity and must be rendered with masks and with a separating acrylic panel between the teacher and the student.
“The pandemic imposed on us thousands of challenges and urgencies,” said Secretary of University Policies Jaime Perczyk and details: “that is why it is very important that universities continue to advance in the formation of bimodal schemes” since they imply “not to return to a This model is identical to the prepandemic but by capitalizing on what the Argentine university system has learned during the health emergency: taking advantage of the benefits of virtuality, hybrid classes, synchronous and asynchronous encounters and strengthening the presence with practical classes, consultation, exchange and debate ” .