Delhi Schools to Remain Closed till July 31, Online Classes to Continue
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has recently announced that all schools in Delhi will remain closed till July 31 in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The decision to extend the closure of schools was announced by the Education Minister after a meeting with officials of the Directorate of Education (DoE) on how to reopen schools.
Earlier, government and private schools also said that in view of the growing number of cases of infections in the UT, chances of calling students back to school are less likely in July.
In the meeting, the officials discussed that online classes that are currently conducted by the teachers’ should continue to ensure the continuous learning of students.
Furthermore, officials also highlighted the importance of holding online classes and virtual classes via DTH channels with respect to ensuring academic continuity for the students.
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia also asked officials to prepare a plan of action with respect to ensuring normalizing the new normal, so that the students adjust to the new circumstances and not fear them.
With the whole country going into lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus infections on March 25, schools too were shut.