Hyderabad: The Telangana government, on Monday, August 24th, announced that online classes for school students in the state would commence from September 1st.
A circular released by the School Education Department read that digital classes for school students will begin from September 1st and will be conducted through digital/ TV/ T-SAT platforms.
#JUSTIN Online classes for school students in Telangana to start from September 1st. The classes are to be conducted on various digital/TV/T-SAT platforms.
All teachers directed to report from August 27 to prepare e-content and lesson plans@SabithaindraTRS pic.twitter.com/0hxEjllQak
— NewsMeter (@NewsMeter_In) August 24, 2020
While schools will be physically shut for students until guidelines from the central government are released, teachers will have to join schools from August 27th onwards. They will be assigned the task of preparing e-content and syllabus for digital classes.
As per the central government’s Unlock 3.0 guidelines, schools, colleges, and other academic institutions will remain shut until August 31st.
In a meeting on August 5th, the TS cabinet had approved of starting admissions and distance education and e-learning for school students.
While a few private schools have already started off with online classes for young students, the state has now given a nod to all government and remaining private schools to initiate classes.