Responsive Reactions to the Outbreak of Coronavirus in an International School in Tianjin

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Responsive Reactions to the Outbreak of Coronavirus in an International School in Tianjin

February 27
19:12 2020

The outbreak and stories of the coronavirus in 2020 have touched the hearts of millions, not only in China but around the world. 

The central and local authorities took immediate action to prevent the spread of the epidemic disease. Schools are a place of gathering by pupils and teaching staff and with such a dense population they were asked to close to stop any possible outbreaks. As a result, all schools in China including international schools closed their campuses and postponed their reopening. Wellington College International Tianjin, as an international school in Tianjin also followed such a request from local the education authorities and took further steps in response to the public health emergency.

Primarily, at the start of the outbreak in Wuhan, the school acted immediately with the leadership and staff to actively undertake key measures. With the ongoing spread of the epidemic, this international school in Tianjin set up an emergency team for epidemic prevention, paying close attention to the development of the epidemic and strictly complying with the notification and requirements of relevant health departments. To formulate and implement campus preventative measures, the school team implemented their plans to ensure the safety of the Wellington community and to protect the health of their pupils and staff.

Responsive Reactions to the Outbreak of Coronavirus in an International School in Tianjin

Essentially, this Tianjin international school followed and implemented campus closure regulations, closed the underground garage, gymnasium, theater, and other indoor venues and facilities, prohibited all individuals to enter the campus except authorised and screened campus staff. Employees and property management staff are required to wear masks to enter school premises, take and report daily temperature tests.

Responsive Reactions to the Outbreak of Coronavirus in an International School in Tianjin

Moreover, some key measures taken by Wellington College Tianjin international school included making timely statistics on the health status and travel status of all faculty and staff, long-term vendors and pupils. The school continuously screens, prevents, controls, tracks and confirms the return date of those who are not in Tianjin. Also, the school ensured smooth communication by sending timely updates and information to the staff and parent community in multiple languages and via various communication channels.

Responsive Reactions to the Outbreak of Coronavirus in an International School in Tianjin

Wellington College International Tianjin has also taken steps to initiate online learning and to track pupils learning progress. For instance, the school initiated online learning right after the confirmation of the school closure. From the leadership team to teaching practitioners the use of an online learning platform to deliver classes, assign learning tasks and track children learning progress showed the readiness and maturity of this international school in Tianjin. The schools has demonstrated that the teaching and learning under current circumstance can be as effective and efficient as face-to-face learning and it indicates just how the school team have leveraged their information technology and leadership to swiftly react to this emergency.

The responsive actions taken by the school has convince pupils, parents and the wider community that this international school in Tianjin is able to deal with such emergency cases in such difficult circumstance. The school team together with their pupils and parents are confident that they will win the battle with the coronavirus.

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