goodmorningpapua.com – The Jayapura City Government has implemented face-to-face learning or BTM for elementary and junior high school levels since October 5, 2021.
In this face-to-face learning, the Education and Culture Office of Jayapura City requires students to be taken by parents or one person from the closest family members. Students are also required to go home directly and not play.
“So I hope, we have a SOP (Standard Operating Procedure), children are escorted by their parents, closest family or at least one house from house to school. And from school, go straight home, please! No longer playing,” said Jayapura City Education and Culture Head Fachruddin Pasolo, Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
Pasolo explained that the face-to-face learning was in accordance with the instructions of Jayapura Mayor Benhur Tomi Mano. In its implementation in schools, classrooms are only filled by 50 percent and are divided into two sessions.
“There are only 16 people in the room, so someone must supervise to wear masks and remember not to crowd. It includes to our records, building a scenario system for face-to-face learning in the Covid-19 era,” he said.
In addition to class capacity to reduced, continued Pasolo, the hours oof student learning were also reduced to 1 lesson hour. “So, they study which is usually 8 hours, (now) only 1 hour. Then, the children are not given time to rest, so when they finish studying, they go home directly,” he explained.
Pasolo also ensured that 98 percent of teachers had been vaccinated, while the rest were suffering from comorbidities. “Teachers who are not vaccinated due to they have comorbidities, so they must consult,” he said.