Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicReopening of schools

Topic: Reopening of schools

What’s govt plan for school kids’ ‘learning recovery’, and why it wants states to give extra aid

On 1 February, Education Joint Secretary Maneesh Garg issued guidelines as part of the Learning Enhancement Programme, which includes actions to standardise training of teachers.

Dharmendra Pradhan reviews status of schools reopening, Covid vaccination among teachers

New Delhi: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday reviewed the COVID-19 vaccination status of teachers across the country and the reopening of schools. He...

Delhi schools to reopen for all classes from 1 November, online classes to continue

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia said schools should call more than 50% of the students to class but underlined that parents can't be forced to send their ward to the institution.

ICMR suggests phased reopening of schools with multi-layered Covid mitigation measures

Experts recommend that schools must have access to the on-site testing facilities and classes should temporarily be closed if Covid indicators worsen.

Delhi schools to reopen in phased manner beginning 1 September

The phase-wise reopening will take place with Classes 9-12 returning to schools from 1 September and Classes 6 -8 resuming from 8 September, sources said.

UP schools to reopen for Classes 6-8 from 23 August, primary classes from 1 September

The state has already allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 9 to 12 with strict Covid-19 protocol from 16 August.

No shot for kids yet, so states aim to vaccinate teachers, staff to help reopen schools

Punjab has vaccinated nearly 60% of teaching & non-teaching staff with at least one dose; Karnataka says vaccination for teachers & parents will be compulsory before schools reopen.

Parents of special needs students want schools to reopen now. Doctors agree

The longer special needs students stay out of school, the harder it’s likely to be for them to return.

Only 8 states and UTs have re-opened or want to reopen schools, govt tells Parliament

Among the Union Territories, only Lakshwadeep and Puducherry have re-opened for all classes. The rest have only allowed lessons from Class 9 and above.

On Camera

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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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