Telangana Schools To Begin Online Classes from 1st Sept: As per the latest update, Telangana Government is planning to start online classes at school level from 1st September 2020 onwards. In addition to this, the teachers have been asked to report to schools for regular duty rom 27th August 2020. The School Education Department, Telangana informed that the decision about commencement of online classes for school students was taken after approval from the Council of Ministers. Online Classes for Telangana Intermediate Students have already commenced 17th August 2020 onwards.
Classes To Be Broadcasted Through Digital and Television Platforms
The Dept also added that the classes will be broadcasted through digital and television platforms. The order released by the state education department also read that “Government, after careful examination, hereby permit as part of e-learning and distance education, online classes on various digital, TV, T-SAT platforms from September 1, 2020, in all schools,” the order said.
Teachers to Attend School from 27th August
Apart from online classes for students, the notification also said that school teachers from across the state will be required to attend schools regularly from 27th August 2020. “All teachers shall attend schools regularly from August 27 onwards and shall prepare e-content, lesson plans, etc,” the government said.
Alternative Calendar to be Followed
With an aim to facilitate learning for students, the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) has developed an alternative academic calendar for online classes which will be followed by schools. In addition to this, the Director of School Education, Telangana will issue other operational guidelines, SOPs and protocols soon. Separate instructions for regular classes will be issued as per the Government of India guidelines as and when reopening of schools is feasible, the government said.