Education Ministry issues guidelines for reopening of schools
The Guidelines for gradual opening of schools after 15th of October are broadly divided into two parts which include health and safety aspects in accordance with Health Ministry guidelines to follow all necessary safety precautions of ensuring physical distancing and wearing masks.
The second part of the guideline deals with Academic aspects and on methods of delivery of education amidst the pandemic.
The guidelines emphasise on the smooth transition of students from home-based schooling during lockdown to formal schooling by the school authorities.
It calls for making a Comprehensive Alternative Calendar of Activities for the Whole Year with focus on learning outcomes.