The Québec government has announced that in collaboration with public health authorities, the return of special programs and extracurricular activities in school service centers.   Minister of Education Jean-François Roberge, and the Minister for Education and Minister responsible for the Status of Women, Ms. Isabelle Charest, made the announcement on Friday.

As of September 14, the offer of extracurricular activities and specific projects, including Sport-studies, Arts-studies, and interschool sport programs, can be conducted within the network. school. These activities were already offered in several service centers, but in closed groups.

The activities will be carried out in accordance with the applicable health requirements and with the system of regional alerts and gradual response to COVID-19, unveiled earlier this week by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian. Dubé.

Students from schools located in regions considered green or yellow will be able to attend up to two stable groups other than their main class group as part of specific educational projects and extracurricular activities.

To prevent the spread of the virus within them, schools will have to make changes to if their region of origin were to move to an orange alert level.

Targeted extensions are also permitted for the provision of services to vulnerable students.

Fourth and Fifth-level secondary students will also be able to follow their optional courses in different groups.