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Decree Law No. 68/2020


Publication: Republic Diary No. 180/2020, Series I of 2020-09-15
  • Issuer: Presidency of the Council of Ministers
  • Diploma Type: Decree Law
  • Number: 68/2020
  • Pages: 20 - 21

Summary in plain english

What is it?

This decree-law establishes exceptional and temporary measures in the field of education concerning the continuity, in the 2020/2021 academic year, of fixed-term contracts concluded with non-teaching staff of schools in the public network of the Ministry of Education, considering the unpredictability of the evolution of the epidemiological situation of the COVID-19 disease.

Given the public health emergency of international scope, declared by the World Health Organization on 30 January 2020, as well as the classification, on 11 March 2020, of the COVID-19 disease as a pandemic, the Government has been approving a set of extraordinary and urgent measures in several matters.

What is going to change?

The term of non-teaching staff contracts concluded in the 2017/2018 academic year is extended until the date to be established for the end of the 2020/2021 academic year.

What advantages does it bring?

This decree-law is one of the measures adopted with the aim of ensuring that teaching, non-teaching and on-site training activities take place as normally as possible.

When does it enter into force?

This decree-law enters into force on 16 September 2020.

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