The Assam authorities has made preliminary plans to reopen academic establishments on September 1 however the remaining resolution will rely on the directives of the Centre, state Schooling Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated on Saturday.
All academics and workers of the faculties should get themselves examined, and the Schooling and Well being departments will coordinate the efforts for the exams that will probably be carried out from August 23-30, the minister stated whereas addressing a press convention right here.
“We now have drawn up a preliminary plan for reopening colleges however it’s nonetheless open for additional discussions with mother and father and different stakeholders, and will probably be applied solely in accordance with the directives of the Union authorities,” Sarma stated.
Colleges will stay closed for college kids as much as Class four until September-end, he stated.
Courses will probably be held in open areas such because the playground or courtyard of the varsity for college kids of ordinary 5-8, he stated.
The courses will probably be divided into sections of 15 college students and solely these many college students can attend courses at a time, he stated.
College students of ordinary 9 and 11 will attend courses of their school rooms for 2 days per week with 15 college students being current at a time. These in normal 10 and 12 will attend courses 4 days per week.
Solely 15 college students will probably be current at a time in a classroom and courses will probably be held for under three hours in a day, the minister stated.
“Efforts will probably be made to make sure most social distancing with colleges initiating shift programs with a selected class coming at an allotted time of the day,” he stated.
On the diploma degree, courses will probably be held just for the ultimate semesters whereas for the post-graduate college students, the colleges will take a choice.
All these proposals will probably be put up on the web site of the Schooling Division and individuals are welcome to provide their options until August 20, Sarma stated.
“We’ll work on these options but additionally anticipate the Centre’s directive earlier than taking a remaining resolution,” Sarma stated.
The minister additional stated that the Secondary Schooling Board of Assam (SEBA) and Assam Larger Secondary Schooling Council (AHSEC) have additionally been requested to think about both decreasing the syllabus or offering most choices within the query paper in order that college students don’t face any problem if a portion of the syllabus has not been lined.
Academic establishments in Assam are closed since March 20, following the outbreak of the coronavirus.