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  2. Exams and diplomas
  3. Extra time and fines
  4. Following lessons at home

Following lessons at home

Questions about following lessons at home and corona (COVID-19).

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Is following lessons at home on my computer, laptop, tablet or phone more expensive than going to school?

You can ask your own language school. They can tell you about the costs.

I don’t want to follow lessons at home. Can I stop following lessons and continue my integration when the schools reopen?

Yes, you can.

Literacy course

I am following a literacy course. From when can I follow online classes at home from my language school?

You can do this from 6 April 2020. You can follow language lessons at home on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone.

I am following a literacy course. Are there any rules for following language lessons at home on my computer, laptop, tablet or phone?

Yes, the following rules apply:

  • You signed a contract with a language school on or before 1 March 2020.
  • You told your language school in a letter, email, or WhatsApp that you want to follow lessons at home. You therefore gave your language school permission to teach you in a different way.
  • You can only follow lessons at home from your own language school. You can’t switch schools.
  • You follow no more hours at home than you did at school.
  • You can only follow lessons at home if you get help from a teacher. You can practice up to 50% of your time without direct assistance from the teacher. But the teacher has to be available in case you need help.
  • You can only work with teaching materials (such as Diglin+) if you have practiced with them at school.

I am following an literacy course. Do the hours of language lessons I follow at home count towards dispensation for the integration exam?

Yes, they do. All hours you followed from 6 April at your own language school count. There are 4 conditions:

  • You signed a contract with a language school on or before 1 March 2020.
  • You follow no more hours at home than you did at school.
  • You can only count the digital hours that you actually followed lessons. Hours of digital self-study don’t count.
  • You told your language school in a letter, email, or WhatsApp that you want to follow lessons at home. You therefore gave your language school permission to teach you in a different way.

Integration course

I am following an integration course. Do the hours of language lessons I follow at home count towards extra time or dispensation for the integration exam?

Yes, they do. All hours you followed from 16 March at your own language school count. There are 4 conditions:

  • You signed a contract with a language school on or before 1 March 2020.
  • You follow no more hours at home than you did at school.
  • You can only count the digital hours that you actually followed lessons. Hours of digital self-study don’t count.
  • You told your language school in a letter, email, or WhatsApp that you want to follow lessons at home. You therefore gave your language school permission to teach you in a different way.

ONA course

Do ONA hours I follow at home count towards the 64 hours statement for ONA?

Yes, they do. All hours you followed from 16 March at your own language school count. This includes ONA hours that are in your contract. There are 3 conditions:

  • You signed a contract with a language school on or before 1 March 2020.
  • You follow no more hours at home than you did at school.
  • You told your language school in a letter, email, or WhatsApp that you want to follow lessons at home. You therefore gave your language school permission to teach you in a different way.