The State Mass Education Department has released detailed guidelines for the online virtual live classes through YouTube streaming for the elementary standard of class 1 to 8.
In the first phase, eight districts have been selected to conduct the YouTube classes from June 21 to July 2. The allotment of classes to districts, subject/chapter to be taught, books to be used and time of classes are mentioned as under.
The classes will be conducted as per common time table and chapter to be taught as prepared by OSEPA for Class I to VIII. Teaching of students of Class-I to VIII will be streamed at the :same time from one Classroom set up of one district form one class. For example Khordha Will teach for class-I and Bolangir for Class-II simultaneously. In a particular period of the daily time table, One teacher will teach a lesson of a subject for all student of that class of the state.
The classes. will be streamed from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am. to 10.00 am for class I to III and 9.00 am to 10.30.am.for Class IV to VIII with teaching periods of 60 minutes duration each. No class will be done on Saturday and Sunday so as to enable teachers for preparation of lesson and other related classes.
DEOs are to be. prepare basic You Tube Live streaming studios by, improvising classrooms and arranging minimum equipment for You Tube Live Streaming Classes as instructed
The MIS unit of Samagra Siksha will look after the technical side of the programme as per Letter No. 5038/MIS OW 9:6.2021. The Pedagogy Unit will took into the academic side of the programme.