On Friday, the Nagaland government has declared to partially reopen schools from September 21 , to seek academic guidance on a “voluntary basis”.
In an order, Temjen Toy who is the Chief Secretary stated that for online teaching, tele-counselling and related work up to 50 per cent of teaching and non-teaching staff, residing outside containment zones, can be allowed to be called to the schools at a time .
As per the order “On voluntary basis, in areas outside the containment zones only, students of classes 9 to 12 may be permitted to visit their schools, with written consent of their parents or guardians for taking guidance from their teachers subject , and adherence to all the provisions in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)” .
For academic help, from September 21 on a “voluntary basis” the MHAs Unlock 4 guidelines allow students of classes 9 to 12 to visit schools .
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, since March schools across the country have been closed. Students are attending the classes online, and via WhatsApp, emails and SMS links to online study material are sent .
Adding on to more information it said that for skill or entrepreneurship training institutions, the partial reopening will also be allowed. Holding on to the studies for students during pandemic is turning out to be a challenge for the student as well as the government.