State Parents Committee Kita: Discussions instead of guidelines make sense
From the point of view of the Berlin parents’ representatives for daycare children, the new Regulation of the Senate on emergency supply makes sense. During the lockdown, which began on Wednesday, there is this time no list of systemically important occupations, with which it was determined in spring which children were entitled to daycare.
“A list would be simpler, but it will be very many Situations in families are not fair“, Said the chairwoman of the Berlin State Parents Committee Kita (LEAK), Corinna Balkow, the daily newspaper“ taz ”. “I think that on now Conversations instead of rigid guidelines it makes sense, ”said Balkow.
“It’s good when someone has the opportunity to have their child to bring another day to daycarebecause he or she is in need – and at the same time someone who would formally have a claim to such a list may not need the space and can organize themselves differently. ”Some daycare centers would have queried in autumnhow great the parents’ need would be in the context of emergency care.
“These daycare centers already have a whole good picture about what needs there are and what they are are able to perform with the staff“, Said Balkow. “In other daycare centers, the parents are now running down the office door for the day-care center management because nothing is clear – although the situation was foreseeable.”
The education union GEW had accused the Senate on Tuesday that it was unsustainable that the daycare centers should decidewhich families are entitled to emergency care during the lockdown. Even during the first lockdown, unclear regulations would apply Fighting at the daycare doors guided. (dpa)