The Punjab authorities on Thursday mentioned it will reopen colleges for college kids of Courses 9 to 12 within the areas exterior containment zones within the state from October 19.
Training Minister Vijay Inder Singla knowledgeable that as the house division has issued pointers for the reopening of faculties in areas exterior containment zones, the college schooling division has additionally issued normal working procedures (SOPs) to make sure security of the scholars.
He additional mentioned the detailed pointers on reopening of faculties have additionally been despatched to district schooling officers and faculty authorities for exact implementation whereas permitting college students to attend bodily courses.
Singla mentioned after reopening colleges, security of the scholars would be the utmost precedence of the federal government and a particular staff of officers of the schooling division shall be fashioned to implement the SOPs within the colleges.
He identified that although the faculties had been being reopened, the web/distance studying courses shall proceed to be the popular mode of instructing and attendance of all college students is not going to be necessary.
As the faculties are already conducting on-line courses, and a few college students desire to attend on-line courses slightly than bodily attend faculty, they might be permitted to take action. The scholars will be capable to attend the bodily courses solely with the written consent of fogeys, the minister mentioned in an announcement right here.
Singla knowledgeable that the mother and father must also be certain that their ward shall be sporting a face masks once they go to high school and make them aware of to not trade the masks with others.
He added that the mother and father must also encourage their ward to put on full-sleeved garments to minimise the interplay with any exterior floor.
The schooling minister mentioned the faculties will open for 3 hours a day for college kids and solely college students of Courses 9 to 12 shall be known as in class.
No scholar of every other class shall be known as to the college. He added, If the energy of the scholars is giant within the faculty and social distancing norms should not maintainable, in that case, the college head or administration might take a choice on whether or not to carry the courses in two shifts or name the scholars at alternate days, at their very own stage.
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