On November 14, 2020, AIMK hosted a press conference on the continuation of the educational process in higher educational institutions in the traditional format.
It was attended by the Head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education Abduvali KHOLIKOV, Head of the Press Service Farkhad BABASHEV, Deputy Head of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare and Public Health Service Botir KURBONOV, Rector of the Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies Gulchekhra RIKHSIEVA.
On October 19-21, 2020, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education conducted an online sociological survey to study the public opinion of students and their parents about the beginning of the educational process in a traditional format. According to the survey results, 345,428 people (82%) expressed a desire to start the educational process in higher educational institutions in a traditional format, and 75,808 people (18%) voted to continue distance learning.
Classrooms and classrooms in universities are preparing for the educational process together with the territorial divisions of the Service for Sanitary and Epidemiological Well-being and Public Health. Universities will abandon the tradition of conducting classes in the form of pairs; breaks of 5-10 minutes will be introduced in order to ventilate the audience between the allocated time allotted for classes. An operational headquarters will be created with the involvement of representatives of regional departments of health, sanitary and epidemiological welfare and public health.
Classrooms and lounges in universities will be prepared for the educational process in cooperation with the territorial divisions of the Service for Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare and Public Health. Work will be carried out to disinfect educational and auxiliary buildings, student dormitories in the prescribed manner. Universities and student dormitories will be equipped with pyrometers, dispensers and antiseptics. For isolation of sick students in dormitories will be organized isolators – “Red Zone”. A scheme for organizing the educational process in the context of courses has been developed, and class schedules are drawn up based on the differentiated time of day.