Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) To Reopen School For Classes 10 And 12, Other Classes Will Be Run Online
The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) are ready to reopen physical classes in a phased manner starting with students of classes 10 and 12. The Ministry of Education has asked schools to strictly follow the directions of states administration. At first, classes will only reopen where the state government has allowed reopening schools.
To attain the physical classes 10 and 12, students must have consent from parents. For students who are not allowed by parents or state authorities and those studying in classes other than 10th and 12 will continue studying online.
As per the State Ministry’s notification, “for the rest of the classes, directions will be given shortly in respect of other classes based on the availability of accommodation and devices to students.
Ministry added guidelines regarding pandemic protocols including sanitization of the JNVs arrangements for classes, and the stay of students in the hostel with social distancing and preparing of COVID-19 management protocol to meet the emergencies situations etc have been already taken care of by Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. All the staff members and teachers are instructed to take care of all the COVID-19 protocol and guide the students to perform accordingly and maintain the social distancing norms such as wearing a mask, sanitizer, hand washing, etc are mandatory.
“On the basis of SOP of ministry of education, every school has also prepared its own SOP based on SOP of sates government and in consultation with district administration for effective management of COVID-19 situation by constituting task force. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are well prepared to manage physical classes for the students for whom consent of the parent is available. In respect of other students, online classes will continue to avoid academic loss,” the official statement read.
Ministry also informed, ”Efforts are made to train the teachers on the development of e-content and management. Online classes started in all JNVs from June 15. Online Assessments are also being conducted periodically. Students without devices for online education have been provided with textbooks, learning materials like question booklet, assignment, etc via special messenger/parents/post.”
JNVs were closed after the outburst of COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020 after completing the term-end examinations.
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