6th Intergovernmental Commission to strengthen cross-border cooperation
On 19 October 2021, the 6th meeting of the Franco-Luxembourg Intergovernmental Commission to strengthen cross-border cooperation (IGC) took place in Esch-Belval. The delegation of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was led by Ms Corinne Cahen, Minister for the Greater Region, and that of the French Republic by Mr Clément Beaune, Secretary of State for European Affairs.
New COVID-19 cases - Weekly review: 4 - 10 October
For the week of 4 to 10 October, the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 has increased from 591 to 675 cases (+14%), as well as the number of their identified close contacts, which increased to 3,540, compared to 2,827 cases the week before (+25%).
Vaccination campaign for secondary school students from 18 October 2021
The Ministry of Health, the High Commission for National Protection and the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth are launching a vaccination campaign for young people in collaboration with secondary schools.
New COVID-19 cases - Weekly review: 27 September to 3 October
During the week from 27 September to 3 October, the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 remained relatively stable at 591 cases (+0.2%), while the number of their identified close contacts increased from 2,421 to 2,827 (+17%).
COVID-19 cases - Weekly review: 13 - 19 September
During the week from 13 to 19 September, the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 remained stable at 542 compared to 553 the previous week (-2%), while the number of their identified close contacts increased from 1,477 to 1,857 (+28%).
Vaccination and testing, the path back to normality
On 2 September 2021, the Minister for Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, and the Minister of Health, Paulette Lenert, presented the COVID-19 health scheme (Stufeplang) which will apply from the start of the 2021-2022 school year. As in the previous year, the objective of the health system remains “Maximal Chancë fir d'Bildung, minimal Chancë fir de Virus”.
"Education with Passion" - 12 May is the date for a major TEDx conference on education
TEDxLuxembourgCity and the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth are organising an event dedicated to education at 5 p.m. on 12 May, available to watch live throughout the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and beyond.
A reference guide addresses learning disabilities in the specific multilingual context of Luxembourg
The multilingual context of Luxembourg makes the diagnosis of learning disabilities particularly complex and difficult. Having guidelines can therefore considerably simplify the daily life of professionals in the educational and psycho-social field.
For improved responsiveness: accelerated dispatch of COVID-19 test prescriptions and mobile testing teams to schools
The sanitary arrangements for schools foresee that in the event of an isolated case in a class, i.e. when only one pupil or teacher in a class is tested positive for COVID-19, the class concerned continues to attend school, while being separated from other classes within the school building.
New COVID-19 cases - Weekly review: 12 - 18 October. The Ministry of Health calls for increased vigilance
The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 is up sharply (59%) with 1,280 cases for the week of 12 to 18 October, compared to 805 cases for the previous week. The number of contacts also reached a very high level with 7,924 contacts compared to the 6,780 contacts previously identified (+17%).
Further clarification by the Ministry of Health regarding the positive cases linked to education field
In the weekly review from 5 to 11 October, the Ministry of Health stated that 12% of all positive cases in Luxembourg are linked to education field. It should be pointed out, in this context, that this number includes all students from the University of Luxembourg as well as students from foreign universities with residency in Luxembourg.
Free remedial courses: registration until 26 July
The 2019/2020 school year was a challenge for teachers, students and parents alike. The coming weeks will provide an opportunity to rest and recharge, but also to prepare well for the start of the school year in September for those in need and those who feel like they could benefit from it.
A gradual resumption of courses and classes organised in alternating sessions starting on 4 May 2020
On 16 April 2020, the Minister of Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, explained the phased resumption of activities in schools and childcare facilities.
Suspension of classes extended until 3 May 2020 efforts to ensure the school education of all students
On 2 April 2020, the Minister of Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, announced the ministry's ambitions within the context of the suspension of school and educational activities which has just been extended by the Government until 3 May 2020 inclusive.
A new home learning support system for students, parents and teachers
The Ministry of Education, Children and Youth has just set up a new system of assistance and support for students, teachers and parents during the suspension of classes.
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