Nagaland School Reopening News: As per the latest update, the State Government of Nagaland has permitted partial reopening of Schools from Monday i.e. 21st Sept 2020. The official notification says that students of Class 9 to 12 are allowed to visit schools on a "voluntary basis", to seek academic guidance’ in line with Unlock 4.0. The decision has been taken by the state government in line with the Home Ministry’s recent guidelines that allow for partial reopening of schools across the country for voluntary sessions with parent’s consent.
50% of Staff Allowed In Schools
According to the official notification published by the state government, schools have been permitted to call 50% of teaching and non-teaching staff members. These teachers can be involved in online teaching, tele-counselling and related work. However, the notification also states that teachers and students residing only outside containment zones are allowed to visit schools.
The order states that “Students of classes 9 to 12 may be permitted to visit their schools, in areas outside the containment zones only, on voluntary basis, for taking guidance from their teachers subject to written consent of their parents or guardians, subject to strict adherence to all the provisions in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Apart from schools, the state Chief Secretary also said that skill or entrepreneurship training will be permitted in National Skill Training Institutes (NSTI) and Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) for short term training centres which are registered with National Skill Development Corporation or State Skill Development. However, reopening of the institute is subject to the adherence to the SOPs issued by the central and state government.