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Lessons instead of free time? Bavaria wants to make up for corona failure with additional lessons in the summer holidays

Education Minister Piazolo is planning to offer additional lessons in Bavaria during the summer holidays so that learning delays can be made up. All news in the ticker.

  • The seven-day incidence * in Bavaria continues to decline.
  • Since Tuesday and Wednesday there have been easing of the Corona * measures in Munich (see first report).
  • In the lockdown, some students lost touch – an offer during the holidays should change that again (see update from May 12, 5:11 p.m.).
  • This news ticker is updated regularly.

Update from May 12, 5:11 p.m.: Schools and the corona lockdown: A sensitive topic that has already caused many discussions not only in Bavaria. In the meantime, Minister of Culture, Piazolo, has also frankly admits that some students have lost touch in the pandemic. In order to catch up on learning delays, additional lessons are to be offered for two weeks – during the summer holidays.

Corona in Bavaria: Piazolo announces two-week summer schools – to catch up on learning backlogs

In addition to the voluntary offer, there should also be more individual support elsewhere, for example through a
Differentiation depending on the level of performance in compulsory lessons, divided groups and additional courses in the afternoon. In order to strengthen social skills, activities such as orchestras, choirs or soccer school teams should be restarted as soon as possible.

The concept of summer schools is new for students in the Free State. “There should be two weeks in the summer vacation, either two weeks at a time, or one week at the beginning of the vacation and one at the end. That is left to the local schools, ”said Piazolo of the German Press Agency on Wednesday in Munich. The main aim is to fill gaps in math, German and foreign languages. If necessary, there could also be offers for professional orientation or learning strategies.

Corona in Bavaria: Additional lessons in the summer holidays – offer voluntary

Piazolo emphasized, however, that the offer is voluntary, after all, some families already have vacation plans. However, the aim is to ensure that as many of the weaker students as possible attend the summer schools. The lessons there are to be handled by specially recruited staff, such as retired teachers, trainee teachers or students.

Update from May 12, 1:51 p.m.: Bavaria is slowly unlocking again. The outdoor catering is allowed to open again – including in Munich (see first report). On Wednesday, Prime Minister Markus Söder also announced that outdoor pools may reopen from May 21st * – with tests and appointment slots. The vaccination prioritization in medical practices is to be lifted.

It was already known that tourism would start again on May 21. The prerequisite for all of this, as with other opening steps, is that the seven-day incidence in the respective district or in the relevant urban district is stable below 100.

After seven months of corona lockdown: the first youth hostels in Bavaria are opening again

After around seven months in lockdown, the first 34 youth hostels in Bavaria should reopen from the weekend of Pentecost. The corona requirements could be complied with without any problems, according to a message from the regional association of youth hostels in Bavaria on Wednesday. Extensive hygiene concepts have been developed. Regular tests of guests and staff could also be carried out.

The downer: school and class trips are prohibited until further notice. “If it is possible to attend school, class trips can also take place,” said Winfried Nesensohn, the managing director of the Bavarian State Association. After a period of long social isolation, these are more important than ever.

Munich incidence is falling inexorably: the city continues to relax – but Bavaria hotspots are cause for concern

First report from May 12, 9:30 a.m .: Munich – The seven-day incidence in Bavaria continues to fall. On Wednesday, according to the Robert Koch Institute * (RKI), it was 106.6 and was thus significantly lower than the previous day (116.3). Things are also going well in the state capital: In Munich the value is currently 71.9 (previous day 78.0) and has remained below 100 for the 8th day in a row. Since today (May 12th) the outdoor catering has been allowed to open, but there was confusion at the fitness studios. You can find an overview of the rules here. *

Germany’s top 3 corona hotspots are in Bavaria

But things are not going as smoothly everywhere in Bavaria as in Munich or Passau * (51.1). In Schweinfurt the incidence is 286.4. This makes the Lower Franconian city of Germany’s Corona * hotspot number 1. The district of Coburg (270.9) is in second place, the city of Coburg (270.3) in third. Memmingen (251.7) is the next Bavarian city already in fifth place. The district of Unterallgäu (228.4) ranks 10th.

Corona in Bavaria: Confusion of rules and Father’s Day – this has to be taken into account in the Free State

The Bavarian corona hotspots are still a long way from easing as in Munich. But what is true and under what conditions? The new rules have already caused some confusion – most recently at the weekend in Munich. * But there are also some Corona rules to be observed for Father’s Day. “The citizens of Bavaria now have more options thanks to the easing. Nevertheless, we appeal to everyone to comply with the applicable rules, ”said a spokesman for the Munich police when asked by *. It is important to pay particular attention to regional differences. What is allowed depends primarily on the respective incidence values of the cities or districts. *

An important decision for many who live on the border with Austria, announced Prime Minister Markus Söder * on Tuesday: Small border traffic will be allowed again from Wednesday (May 12). This way, friends and relatives could meet again across borders. * / bayern is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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