As part of Unlock 4, The government had given nod for a partial reopening of schools.
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) released guidelines for a partial reopening of schools.
Some of the key points from the guidelines for reopening of schools are as follows:
• Only schools outside containment zones will reopen. Only those staff members and students, who live outside containment zones, will be allowed to attend the school.
• Students can visit schools to take guidance from teachers on their will. They will have to take written permission from their parents for the visit.
According to the Delhi government, “All schools to continue to remain closed till September 30. Students of classes 9 to 12 may be permitted to visit their schools, in areas outside containment zones only, voluntarily, for taking guidance from their teachers.”
• Student-teacher interaction will take place in a staggered manner.
• These will also apply to skill or entrepreneurship institutions, higher educational institutions conducting doctoral courses, and post-graduate studies.
• You can check the detailed SOPs that are available on the health ministry’s website mohfw.gov.in.
The schools and educational institutions have been closed since March as the pandemic started spreading across the country.
Since then, schools are conducting online classes to cover the syllabus. To ease the job of teachers and students, NCERT revised and reduced the syllabus by 30% for 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th.