The Odisha government on Sunday issued a Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) ahead of the reopening of Class-11 in schools across the State.
The SOP stresses on the students who are coming to Higher Secondary Schools from far off places for the first time after admission. Some of them may be in a difficult situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They need to be welcomed and counselled regarding the academic, curricular and co-curricular activities, it says.
Induction Session on Re-opening Day: Every Higher Secondary School has to arrange an induction session for orientation of the freshers on the opening day by following these instructions:
Stream-wise Induction Class should be conducted on October 21, 2021 for freshers separately. The details of the Roll no and hall wise arrangement needs to be done and it should be notified prominently.
One guardian / parent shall be allowed to accompany the fresher to the induction hall.
Induction class must be conducted by the concerned Principal / Sr. Teacher. The freshers will be informed about the brief history of the institution and its rules and regulations, the importance of Higher Secondary class for future career of a student. The sketch of the class rooms and other facilities shall be displayed to the fresher.
Awareness about Career Portal: The students will be informed about the state career portal(http://odishacareerportalconn) having details of more than 550 career options from Day-1 to enable them to dream for their future plan.
Introduction to Proctor: A proctor is a teacher who will liaison between the student and the institution. The proctor will let the students know about their subject combination, section, group and time table. The fresher will be introduced to their respective Proctor. Necessary preparation for the purpose should be initiated forthwith with school uniform & identity card. The School uniform pattern should be displayed prominently for knowledge of the fresher. All freshers should attend classes with proper uniform by of the November, 2021.
A temporary Identity card shall be provided to the fresher
Awareness on CHSE Syllabus: The students will be informed about the CHSE, Odisha syllabus available in www.chseodishamic.in.
YouTube Live Streaming Class: The YouTube live streaming classes in Science and Commerce will be conducted for students of Class-XI from Monday to Friday as per the time table provided by DHSE. The class wise and stream wise YouTube channels have been created by OSEPA where students can access the class during live streaming or at anytime as per their convenience as the classes are stored in YouTube channel.
The link for YouTube classes posted in the Principals' group may be shared with the students of respective stream. The fresher should be made aware about the usefulness and availability of YouTube classes.
The CHSE, Odisha has notified the new pattern of assessment to be introduced from the current academic session (2021-22) for continuous learning evaluation of students of both class-XI and XII. The students may be enlightened about the details of CCE and its benefit from the Day one. They should feel that it is introduced to lessen their burden as they will be well acquainted with the question pattem through normal tests and get to know their continuous learning achievement for improvement.
To link the concept of Class-X: The teachers should plan to cover the link concepts of class-X for easy understanding of content to be taught in class-XI as the normal schooling could not take place in previous class due to pandemic situation
Parent Teacher Meeting(PTM/ e-PTM): The parents / guardian present shall be intimated to attend the parent-teacher meetings to know the progress of their ward. The regular PTWe-PTM may be organized and the proceedings of the meetings may be recorded.