The Assam authorities has made preliminary plans to reopen instructional establishments on September 1 however the last resolution will rely on the directives of the Centre, state Schooling Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated on Saturday.
All lecturers and staff of the faculties must get themselves examined, and the Schooling and Well being departments will coordinate the efforts for the exams that can be performed from August 23-30, the minister stated whereas addressing a press convention right here.
“We’ve drawn up a preliminary plan for reopening faculties however it’s nonetheless open for additional discussions with dad and mom and different stakeholders, and can be applied solely in accordance with the directives of the Union authorities,” Sarma stated.
Colleges will stay closed for college students as much as Class four until September-end, he stated.
Courses can be held in open areas such because the playground or courtyard of the varsity for college students of ordinary 5-8, he stated.
The lessons can be divided into sections of 15 college students and solely these many college students can attend lessons at a time, he stated.
College students of ordinary 9 and 11 will attend lessons of their school rooms for 2 days every week with 15 college students being current at a time. These in customary 10 and 12 will attend lessons 4 days every week.
Solely 15 college students can be current at a time in a classroom and lessons can be held for less than three hours in a day, the minister stated.
“Efforts can be made to make sure most social distancing with faculties initiating shift techniques with a specific class coming at an allotted time of the day,” he stated.
On the diploma degree, lessons can be held just for the ultimate semesters whereas for the post-graduate college students, the schools will take a call.
All these proposals can be put up on the web site of the Schooling Division and individuals are welcome to present their strategies until August 20, Sarma stated.
“We’ll work on these strategies but additionally look forward to the Centre’s directive earlier than taking a last resolution,” Sarma stated.
The minister additional stated that the Secondary Schooling Board of Assam (SEBA) and Assam Increased Secondary Schooling Council (AHSEC) have additionally been requested to think about both lowering the syllabus or offering most choices within the query paper in order that college students don’t face any issue if a portion of the syllabus has not been coated.
Instructional establishments in Assam are closed since March 20, following the outbreak of the coronavirus.