As people still remain indoors during the lockdown period to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Gujarat Department of Education has decided to introduce home learning for college kids from class III to class VIII. Students are going to be given ‘weekly learning material’ by using various social media platforms, including WhatsApp.
Every Saturday, students are going to be provided study material via social media platforms for the subsequent four to 5 weeks, said sources within the Department of Education. Schools are pack up earlier this month thanks to the coronavirus pandemic and therefore the school students are promoted, en masse. “Starting March 28, we’ve provided students with the study materials and that they also are given assignments to finish reception,” said a politician.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will launch launch a home schooling programme at 9 am on June 15, said State Education minister Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama while interacting with media persons here.
He said, Dooardarshan Girnar channel will air school education sessions for college kids of sophistication 3 to eight for daily half-hour and for sophistication 9 to 12 for daily one hour.
Chudasama sad, GCERT under the government has developed this innovative digital home learning programme, further for the primary time in India.
‘Union ministery of Human Resource Development has stated that schools-colleges are getting to remain closed till Assumption this year. The government has begin with home learning programme as schools are getting to remain closed for such an extended time and globally, the recent trend has been physical to digital shift,’ the minister said adding that those without TV facility are going to be given self-learning material through teachers.
‘Home learning material ‘Ghare Shikhiye’ has been developed in such how that students can do self learning and can also take help of oldsters ,’ he said adding that the govt has planned clusters of 30-35 students. The teachers will remain in touch with cluster of scholars through phone calls.
In reply to an issue , Chudasama said, nowadays, digital online education goes to be only alternative. those that don’t have this facility are bring given books supplied at their doorstep and this distribution will end by June 15.
In reply to a different question, he said, four teachers have died of Covid-19. Two of them are given relief as per rules, while process of payment of relief to other two is underway.
In a bid to make sure that the new school term isn’t suffering from the pandemic, Gujarat government on Saturday announced ‘Home Learning’ programme for Gujarati medium schools from June 15.
Similarly, BISEG will telecast programme of GCERT and education Board for normal 5 to 12 through Vande Gujarat Channel.
In March, just before the lockdown was first announced, the state Department of Education had roped in around nine private channels and Doordarshan to beam classes into homes for all government schools, under the Study From Home (SFW) initiative. Nearly 66 per cent students from government schools were covered by the SFW.
The decision has been taken by the State Department of Education under the guidance of the Chief Minister within the wake of education already affected thanks to global pandemic novel coronavirus COVID-19.
For those that don’t have access to TV or Mobile Arrangements are being made to organize prints of the GCERT programme for normal 1 to eight to be distributed by respective district agencies.
With schools in Gujarat remaining shut thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani are going to be launching a “home learning” initiative at 8 am on DD Girnar on June 15, the date when government schools usually reopen after summer vacations within the state.
The telecast of educational programmes will cover students between classes three and 12, stated a politician release. aside from this, similar programmes are going to be travel by the Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geoinformatics (BISAG) on the Vande Gujarat channel.
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Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said in Gandhinagar that curriculum for college kids from Class III to XII are going to be covered within the educational programmes which will be aired on DD Girnar. Vande Gujarat channel also will show programmes for college kids of sophistication V to XII.
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