With all schools shut over the Coronavirus outbreak in the nation, Delhi government announced that all students from nursery to class eight will be promoted without exams.
The Delhi government also planned to hold classes for school students where assignments will be sent through phone messages and interactive voice recordings (IVR) for students.
The govt will also hold online classes for students of class 10 and 12.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia announced the govt plan.
Kejriwal said, “We are worried about the education of our children during this time. The government has made a plan for students”.
“We have decided that students from nursery to class eight have not been able to give their exams,” Sisodia said.
The government has decided to promote students under Right to Education Act.
The government has decided to give students of class 10 and 12 an allowance to purchase data on their phones to continue their classes.
“These students should not stop learning, through parents, teachers and technology we are working on a plan. After consultation, we have decided that students till class eight we will send an activity to the parent through SMS and IVR. These activities will be recorded in their notebooks and internal assessment will be done,” Sisodia added.
We are worried about the education of our children during the lockdown period. Several measures are being planned. pic.twitter.com/TyQya3LEJr
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) March 30, 2020