Ministry of Education releases guidelines for reopening of schools from 15th October in a graded manner.
As per para -1 of Home Ministry's order no. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 30.09.2020 for reopening, States/UT Governments may take a decision in respect of reopening of schools and coaching institutions after 15th Oct in a graded manner.
The decision shall be taken in consultation with the respective school/ institution management, based on their assessment of the situation, and subject to the following conditions:
Here are the highlights:
- States/UTs to prepare their own SOP regarding health and safety precaution for reopening of schools based on the SOP to be issued by DoSEL.
- States/UTs may adopt or adapt the SOP as per local context and requirements.
- Schools, allowed to, open must follow the guideline prepared by State/UT Education Departments based on SOP of DoSEL. The SOP/guidelines of DoSEL, comprises of two parts:
i. Health, hygiene & safety
ii. Learning with physical/social distancing
- Students may attend schools only with the written consent of parents. There will be flexibility in attendance norms. Students may opt for online classes rather than physically attend school.
- Precautions to be taken for preparing and serving #Midday Meal in schools. The alternative academic calendar of @ncert may be followed.
- No assessment till up to 2-3 weeks of school reopening. Use of #ICT & online learning shall continue to be encouraged. The SOP also provides for guidelines on ensuring emotion well being of students and teachers with a reference drawn to #Manodarpan initiative.
Here are the highlights:— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) October 5, 2020
As per para -1 of @HMOIndia's order no. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 30.09.2020 for reopening, States/UT Governments may take a decision in respect of reopening of schools and coaching institutions after 15th Oct in a graded manner. #SchoolGuidelinespic.twitter.com/JLfJ97qJsF