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Australia Victoria's coronavirus cases increase to almost 1,200, schools set to reopen next week

02:47  07 april  2020
02:47  07 april  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews has announced schools will reopen next week as the state's coronavirus death toll rises to 11.

State schools will reopen on Wednesday but students who can learn from home, must do so, Mr Andrews said.

"If you can't learn from home, then schools will be open and we will run the same courses," he said.

"We don't want kids to be disadvantaged because of circumstances beyond their own control."

Mr Andrews said some students would not be able to study from home, for example those with "digital issues" or whose parents were doing important work and could not supervise them.

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"We've got about a million students enrolled in government and non-government schools," he said.

"We cannot have a million students moving around the Victorian community every day.

"All that will do is spread the virus and undermine the really significant progress that we've made."

Mr Andrews said year 12 students would complete VCE this year and receive an ATAR score, but it was likely to be "a longer year" than expected with exams set to be held in December.

Education Minister James Merlino said "Plan B" would be to hold exams early in 2021, or derive student scores from the General Achievement Test (GAT), school-based assessments and year 11 work.

The GAT, which is normally held in June, will be held in October or November.

"Every single VCE and VCAL student will be able to receive their senior secondary certificate," he said.

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Mr Andrews said the Government was working with universities and TAFE institutions to ensure there would be rankings that can be used for student entrance next year.

'A very different Year 12'

There are now 1,191 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria after 33 people tested positive overnight.

There are 134 people in hospital and 13 in intensive care.

"The vast majority of students, the vast majority of staff, will be working remotely, and we'll have small numbers of staff and small numbers of students at each of our schools across Victoria," Mr Merlino said.

"We're going to make sure that every child, every student, gets the support that they need. And that will be in the technology space — we've got around 4,000 SIM cards, 1,000 dongles, we're working with internet providers.

"We've got more than 6,000 laptops and tablets within the Department of Education and Training, and we've got many, many thousands more computers in our schools right across Victoria.

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"Every child that needs a laptop or a tablet will receive one."

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