It will require thoughtful planning and deliberate reflection about
resources, technology and, most importantly, desired outcomes.
Educational institutions may choose to bring staff and students back in waves with staggered daily and weekly schedules for classes and activities – and a combination of in-person and remote learning. This approach will be stressful for administrators, educators, students and parents.
• Develop new staff protocols and communication plans
Educational institutions will need to develop and communicate new protocols to address new work and learning behaviors and manage illness.
• Create and reinforce sanitization and disinfection protocols
Deep cleaning and ongoing sanitization practices should be planned and prepared for before reopening.
• Determine personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines
People required to wear PPE need clear direction, training and demonstrations of how to properly use it and frequent reminders to comply.
• Materials: Cleanability
Cleanability of the surfaces in an interior is more important than ever. Without sacrificing aesthetics, we can make some intentional material decisions that will help promote a
healthy, highly cleanable, and beautiful environment.
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