The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education and Science have updated the hygiene requirements for schools for the first time in 17 years. The innovations relate to the number of homework assignments, the use of gadgets, the canteen menu and others.
This was written on Facebook. Minister of Health Ulyana Suprun, Ukraine.
"Behind the boring expression" sanitary rules at school "are almost all the issues of the educational process – from the distance between the offices to the duration of the" house "For the first time in 17 years, together with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, we propose to update these rules – to make them up-to-date and relevant, – says the report.
Suprun said that a new "Sanitary Regulations for General Secondary Education Institutions" has been developed. According to her, the experts have tried to make it as relevant as possible to the needs of modern students and their best preparation for the future.
"Parents can breathe a sigh of relief – the duration of homework is shortened, and for homeworkers and sophomores, homework is generally not recommended." Duration of homework is not recommended for more than 1 hour in classes 3-9 and 1.5 hours. in 10-12 ranks, "she said. Minister.
In the educational process you can use modern gadgets – e-books, laptops, etc. In the lessons you can use interactive whiteboards.
Organizing the space of the school will be able to independently: proposed to abolish the standards regarding the distance between the desks, and in the 1-4 degrees – to equip in classrooms for recreation and games.
Modern recommendations for the healthy diet of students have also been developed. The daily menu of schools should contain at least four dishes and the calorific value of the lunch should be about 30% of the daily energy requirement. The maximum amount of sugar and salt allowed for different dishes is clearly defined in the recommendations developed.
At the moment, the new hygiene regulations are in public discussion.
Earlier, Suprun told me if it was necessary to buy a school uniform for the child.