Kerala School Reopening | Photo: Mathrubhumi
Classes 1-9 will restart on February 14. Schools will be sanitised ahead of that. Officers reported that around 90 per cent of chapters in SSLC and 75 per cent in Plus Two are already completed. Schools that are lagging shall conduct special classes. Actions to bridge the learning gap has to be taken, the meeting decided.
Services of BRC, SSK and DIET teachers can be used wherever needed.
Temporary teachers can be appointed if the Covid-19 infection among teachers is affecting the learning. Districts are directed to file a weekly report to the minister and the Director of General Education.
Model exams of SSLC and Plus Two will start on March 16, as decided early.
Women & Child Development Department minister Veena George said that the anganwadis in the state can open from Monday onwards. Schools, kinder gardens will also open on Monday. The closure of anganwadis affects the mental and physical development of children. However, the minister requested the authorities to be cautious.