The Delhi Directorate of Education on Thursday, April 1 released a notice stating that schools will be shut for class 8 and below. The notice read, “In this regard, it is reiterated that the students of classes 9 to 12 (Session 2022-21) may be called to school only for providing academic guidance and support to the students for Mid Term Exams/Pre-Board Exams/Annual Exams/Board Examinations, Practical exams, project work, internal assessment following the Standard Operating Procedure for Covid safety and with the consent of the parents.”
“It is again clarified that students of any class should not be called physically in school for the academic session 2021-22 till further orders. However, teaching-learning activities may be commenced from April 2021 for the students through digital modes for the academic session 2021-22,” it added.
School heads have been asked to share this notice with all students.
Earlier, the Madhya Pradesh government also decided to close schools for the students of classes 1 to 8 till April 15, 2021. While classes for 9 to 12 standard had started from April 1, 2021.
All other primary classes in the schools across Madhya Pradesh are being held through online mode. The offline classes for primary sections may start from June 23, 2021. For students from classes 9 to 12 are required to submit parent’s consent in order to attend the offline classes. The department has also issued SOPs for these classes. All the schools are required to follow the guidelines and social distancing norms.
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