Odisha Schools to resume offline classes for Standard 1 to 5 from January; Check Details
The classes for 1 to 5 will be held between 9 AM and 12 PM. Instead of mid-day meals, the children will be provided with dry-ration.
Insight Bureau: In a big mental relief for parents and students, Odisha Government has decided to reopen Classes for primary school students from standard 1 to 5 from January 3, with strict Covid-19 protocols.
With the decline in fresh COVID-19 cases in the State, Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Tuesday informed that the State Government has decided to resume physical mode of teaching in 27,000 schools in the State.
However, in 1-10 nodal schools where the summative exam for class 10 students has been scheduled, the physical classes will resume from January 10, 2022.
The classes for 1 to 5 will be held between 9 AM and 12 PM. Instead of mid-day meals, the children will be provided with dry-ration, the Minister said.
School Reopening Guidelines:
➡️ Every school must determine how to run the school basing on the number of students and number and size of class rooms available. Maximum 20-25 students (depending upon classroom size) should be allowed to sit in a classroom to ensure safe distancing among students.
➡️ For schools with an adequate number of classrooms, all students can be asked to come on a daily basis.
➡️ School timings as mentioned in the order should be followed depending on categories of schools mentioned in the table.
➡️ Recess/Break should be staggered for different classes to ensure there is no overcrowding at common spaces and toilets.
➡️ Students should be encouraged to bring healthy and nutritious food from home and should be advised not to share it with fellow students.
➡️ Assemblies, sports and events that can lead to crowding are prohibited.N
➡️ No outside vendor should be allowed to sell any eatables inside the school premises or within100 meters from the entry gate/point.
➡️ Syllabus for all classes, as revised and communicated by the Govt. should start from the beginning.