Despite new restrictions across France, including the curfew. But the school will remain open and plans to test one million students and teachers per month, France̵7;s Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer announced Thursday.
It is imperative that the school remains open due to its psychological, health and educational effects, ”Blanger said.
He said health measures would be added during meal times and that sports activities in enclosed spaces would be canceled.
Although schools remain open for most outbreaks. But universities are shifting to online learning.
On Thursday, French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced the gradual start of one-on-one instruction at a new university, saying he appreciated the situation was “very difficult” for students and their mental health.
University students “feel the health crisis steals their best moments,” said French Higher Education Minister Frédérique Vidal, echoing concerns raised in France last week.
All first-year students will be allowed to attend a seminar in small groups starting January 25, and the measure will be extended to students in other years depending on the epidemic, Vidal said.
The government also announced measures to provide economic and psychological support to students.
These announcements came as the French government tightened national restrictions, extending the 6.00-6.00 curfew across the country.