The Academy for Environmental Leadership SA (AEL) near Upington embraces the theme of the Higher Education Sector: Save the Academic Year , Save Lives.
Therefore, the AEL is preparing for the safe return of its students to Uizip Campus. Mr Gys Botha, CEO, says that the AEL has conducted a comprehensive risk assessment for the safe return of staff and students. The actions to deal with the identified risks are contained in a set of protocols to comply with the regulations published by the Department of Health as well as the Department of Higher Education and Training.
The Campus Management Team is planning actions according to the guidelines of the WORKPLACE/CAMPUS READINESS PLAN.
The following steps have been taken to prepare the Campus to receive staff and students:
There are also strict protocols for students returning to campus. All students who return to campus must complete a health questionnaire on arrival. Any student who is experiencing flu-like symptoms at the designated time for the return to campus or who has been in close contact with a person with flu-like symptoms or with confirmed Covid-19 cases, or who is under investigation for Covid-19 shall not return to campus.
The Covid-19 protocols will be published on the AEL’s website.
Mr. Botha said “We are serious about putting the health and safety of our students and staff first. We are observing health and safety measurements at the highest possible standard.”
Gys Botha. CEO, Academy for Environmental Leadership SA, 22 June 2020