Auckland primary school educators call for 'gold standard' health and safety measures

A Radio NZ article.

Auckland Principals are calling for a clear advice on health and safety measures after the Government announced a tentative re-opening date for schools in the region.

There is still no certainty for parents and teachers of young children in Auckland and Waikato about when they’ll go back to face to face learning – and if it’ll happen this year.

Earlier today, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said cabinet has agreed a possible return date of 15 November but stressed it is only possible and plenty of issues needed to be ironed out.

Principal of Point Chevalier School and the President of Auckland Primary Principal’s Association Stephen Lethbridge told Checkpoint that if students return to school on 15 November he wants to see some clear guidelines around the “gold standard” for health and safety.

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