An elementary student watch on television to the first class taught through the emission of the program Casa, on RTP Memoria channel, an interim teaching solution due to the current suspension of the classes in person as a way to stop the Covid-19 pandemic, in Coimbra, Portugal.
More than 850,000 elementary school pupils started their third term on Monday with classes on television and will learn through distance teachers due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Between 9:00 and 17:30, more than a hundred teachers will enter the homes of the students who will be able to learn without leaving their homes.
Portugal aims to present a calendar at the end of next week on the plan to ease confinement measures put in place to face the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said.
The government plans to take a decision on reopening schools for some students at an April 30 cabinet meeting, Costa said in parliament on Wednesday. He reaffirmed that Portugal may start to gradually lift some containment measures from May.
Via EPA-EFE/PAULO NOVAIS