With new infections slowing and no major outbreaks outside dorms, the government began easing measures Tuesday
"My children won't be going back," one parent told Euronews as a new survey found that 46% of families will make the same decision.
Parents are trying out this radical new form of education, which puts the environment at the centre of learning.
A governmental advisory body said a two-week postponement would "halve" the risk to primary and secondary school children, the ones expected to return to school first.
Today, Belgium joins Denmark and many others in reopening primary and secondary schools. But, in other countries, rows are raging over getting pupils back into the classroom.
“If they are able to keep their children at home, because there is at least one parent who is not working or has not yet resumed work, they prefer to keep them," says parent association secretary general.
They didn't lack the necessary equipment either: there were whiteboards, tables and even hand sanitiser.
Some French schools will reopen from May 11 in a decision that many mayors in the Paris region have criticised.
French President Emmanuel Macron, wearing a face mask, visited a school as the country prepares to ease its COVID-19 lockdown next week.
"Routine, regulation and reassurance."
The Greek state broadcaster ERT has started offering lessons on television for children kept out of class because of the coronavirus lockdown.
A three-year drought has left much of the vast country tinder dry and in some areas, fire chiefs say they won't be able to put fires out without rain.
Who knew there was such training?
Colourblind Jonathan Jones, 12, had his world brightened when he tried on a special pair of glasses.
In a driveway of a suburban Lagos house, 14-year-old Kehinde Oguntokun juggles colourful circus clubs as he swings around on a unicycle.
Spain's education minister has announced that the history of the Roma people will be incorporated into schools' curriculums.
The flags must be displayed along with the national motto “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” and the words of the national anthem “La Marseillaise”.
In Hungary, the gap between the average wage in the private sector and the average teacher’s salary is bigger than in any other EU member state.
A group of parents in Bosnia and Herzegovina are battling for better support for their children - but have reached a deadlock with the authorities.
Hundreds of kindergartens and primary schools throughout France will remain closed until the end of the week as temperatures top 40C in many cities.
Certain countries, such as France, have opted to fix holiday dates for all students (from July 6 to September 2), whereas Germany, Austria and the UK stagger dates across regions.
French police say they stepped in to rescue a student who missed a bus and then crashed a car in trying to get to an exam.
Celebrities in Spain would be well advised to brush up on their spelling and grammar — lest they find themselves hunted down by a class of teenage spell-checkers who are publicly calling out written mistakes found on social media.
This school teacher made a powerful statement to teach her pupils about the importance of recycling our wardrobes.
Baaa-ccalauréat! Sheep enrolled in French school to protest class cuts
“I found out last week that a third of my class sleep in their uniforms as they don’t have pyjamas.”