Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education minister Manish Sisodia has instructed the schools in the state to involve the guest and contractual teachers during online classes. Sisodia mentioned that it has been brought to the notice of the department that in spite of the very clear instructions many of the schools are not involving the guest and contractual teachers in the new teaching-learning plan.
The minister urged the heads of the schools to call all the guests and contract teachers who have rendered the service before the summer vacation in May 2020.
The government announced the teaching-learning initiative on July 2, due to the closure of schools in Delhi until July 31. The Directorate of Education (DoE) devised an alternate plan to reduce the academic loss of the students from KG to class 12 in all the government and aided schools in Delhi.
The education minister stated that the plan will not be effective unless the teachers who have a direct role in conducting classes with the children in the pre-lockdown phase are not involved in the process.
He further added that the new plan is not just about sending some worksheets or conducting online classes but an effort to stay connected with every child through regular follows up.
The Deputy Chief Minister while congratulating the teachers and the parents on the successful launch of the remote teaching-learning initiative also said that during the pandemic a huge number of students parents who have shown great interest in online learning.