“It is not with the ban that Covid opposes”

A step forward for the arrival of air purifiers in Ravenna schools. The city council has in fact approved a motion by the brothers of Italy to ask the region to equip the school environment with these tools to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

“We have always maintained that what has been done so far has not been sufficient and the data that we are provided every day is a demonstration of this – says Alberto Ferrero, Group Leader of the Brothers of Italy in the City Council – It is not with the prohibition that it counteracts an epidemic, but through the environment in which one can be most infected, to make it healthier. , which, however, proved to be “not enough”.

“Fratelli d’Italia has always insisted that places like schools, from which many infections originate, should be made healthier. has now weakened and inconvenience to families.Now – concludes Ferrero – finally, our community will also be actively participating in the region, so that resources will be set up to equip the classrooms of their schools with air purification systems, as well as other municipalities in the region that already done.

Below is the proposal of the Councilors of the Brothers of Italy, together with the Councilors of the Democratic Party Stefania Beccari and Marco Montanari, Luca Cortesi of Ravenna Coraggiosa, Giancarlo Schiano of the 5 Star Movement, Chiara Francesconi of the Priest, Daniele Perini by Mayor Pascale List, Veronica Verlicchi of La Pigna and Alvaro Ancisi of Lista for Ravenna.

The Covid-19 pandemic – councilors say – has put the entire health care system in an emergency and stressful situation, so much so that the government has felt the need to make decisions that have a strong impact on collective life and The school, with significant pedagogical and psychological consequences for the pupils. The distance learning school has revealed new and latent weaknesses, weaknesses and inequalities of the school system. ‘Education supply weakened. Relational and social dynamics in all age groups became poor and this underlined the problem of early school leaving.

“Funds approved by the government were used in the context of school autonomy, according to their specific needs, but the recent epidemic waves have mainly affected the school population – councilors add – despite the application of distancing regulations, by environmental cleanup. and individual protection.Also the high number of students per class and places that do not always meet the needs are an additional risk factor in a pandemic context.It is therefore important to be active in the political discussion in order to reflect the criteria and overcome parameters for the formation of the classes.Now everything must be done to keep the teachers present and this condition is mediated through medium and long term strategies to make the school environment healthy.

“We ask the administration to take an active part in an extraordinary intervention on schools, to make the school environment and local public transport safer in terms of air health, as well as to verify the possibility of installing appropriate sanitation systems for d. ‘”Replacing air where systems were” obsolete or lacking, after comparing costs and benefits.We ask – they conclude – to examine whether it is possible to draw on PNRR funds to address the structural, qualitative and quantitative shortcomings of the Providing educational services throughout the training cycle with projects aimed at allocating resources for security, for the qualification and modernization of knowledge spaces, including as a space for learning, pedagogical innovation, experimenting with new languages ​​for schools that offer technical Approach to integrate the competence of pedagogical knowledge.


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