The Odisha government has informed that schools will be reopened for Class 9 students from August 16 for the 2021-22 academic session.
The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has issued a new set of guidelines for reopening schools for Class 1 – 8 students across the state.
After a long hiatus, schools across Odisha are going to reopen for Class 10th, 12th students for physical classes from Monday (July 26).
Vaccination of teachers is a not a roadblock for reopening schools in Odisha. This information was given by Odisha School & Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Thursday (July 22).
Hostels in schools in Odisha will reopen from July 26, informed the School & Mass Education Department today. The hostels will reopen for class-10 & Class-12 students.
While schools in Odisha are set to reopen for physical classes from July 26th, a decision regarding resumption of hostel facilities at the educational institutions is yet to be taken. Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said that a decision with regard to reopening hostels of Adarsha Vidyalayas and other institutions with hostel facilities will be taken in due course of time.
Students seem to have eventually landed in state of perplexity following the government announcement as the Covid vaccination for the under 18 age group is yet to be launched.
The School and Mass Education Department has shared the SOPs with the directors of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, CHSE chairman and president of Board of Secondary Education, asking them to ensure the SOPs during classes.
In spite of the fact that the second wave of the pandemic is receding gradually, the Centre and state governments have reportedly decided not to allow reopening of the schools now.
According to a survey, more than 70 per cent of parents in the country still do not want to send their ward to school. These parents say that schools should not be opened till the coronavirus situation in their areas is completely under control.
India should aggressively work on reopening schools, stated the director of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Dr Randeep Guleria on Wednesday (June 23). Guleria stated that the decision to reopen schools has to be taken by the authorities.
Amid concerns of a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, will schools in Odisha reopen anytime in the near future? On Sunday, State School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash said that an appropriate decision in this regard will be taken soon.
Bhubaneswar: The State unit of Odisha Congress on Tuesday sought the immediate intervention of School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash while seeking his action against law-offending private schools that are not waiving off school fees despite the Orissa High Court order. Hundreds of student Congress workers launched a protest and also gheraoed the residence […]
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Paralakhemundi: As many as 26 teachers and two students from various schools in Gajapati district have tested positive for the Covid-19. The development came a day after the reopening of schools for Standard X and XII which were closed for the last nine months. Confirming the reports, the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), Pradip Patra […]
Bhubaneswar: School bells in Odisha are finally going to ring from Friday following the state government’s decision to reopen classes for 10 and Plus two students with all the COVID guidelines in place. However, the government has warned of stern action against the school managements if found to be violating the standard operating procedure (SOP). […]
Bhubaneswar: A couple of days after the Odisha government announced reopening of schools for 10th and 12th standard students from January 8, the Odisha Secondary School Teachers’ Association (OSSTA) has expressed deep concerns over lack of teachers in schools which could pose obstacle in government’s order for a 100-day classroom teaching before the final examinations. […]
New Delhi: At least 69 per cent parents are in favour of schools reopening in April, when the new academic session begins, according to a survey. The survey, in which over 19,000 parents across the country were interviewed, also found that only 26 per cent of them approve of their children receiving the COVID-19 vaccine […]
New Delhi: The Chief Executive and Secretary Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has written to all chief ministers to allow schools to reopen partially from January onwards, especially for students of class 10 and 12 who will be appearing for board exams. The council has also written to the Chief Election Commissioner […]
New Delhi: Students would need written consent from their parents before attending classes at school, while attendance would not be made mandatory, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday. “The guidelines by the Ministry of Home Affairs state students may attend school only with the written consent of parents and that attendance will not […]