Reopen schools, colleges Breaking News: The issue of schools being closed due to the Corona virus epidemic was also raised in the Rajya Sabha. Rashtriya Janata Dal member Professor Manoj Zai on Thursday (February 10, 2022) raised the issue of harm to students, especially poor and disadvantaged students, through online education in Parliament and urged the central government to reopen all universities, colleges and schools as soon as possible. . Notably, schools, colleges and universities were closed in the wake of the Kovid-19 epidemic and in the meantime the government promoted online medium for study. After a drop in transition cases, many states are slowly opening schools and colleges.

Online learning has widened the gap between education and equality: Professor Manoj Jha
Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha during Zero Hour, Zhao said, “All colleges and universities in the country where online studies are conducted should study in offline mode as soon as possible.” This also applies to schools. All universities, colleges and schools should be opened immediately. He also said that online learning has widened the gap between education and equality.

Students sit with the video off
Sharing one of his experiences, Zhao said that he also teaches students and during this time he often feels that many students sit and close the video. “It doesn’t lead to communication,” he said. This is the biggest obstacle in the way of education.

Primary schools will open in many states from February 14
Many states have reopened schools and colleges after seeing a drop in coronavirus cases. This includes many states including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Meghalaya, Rajasthan. Currently, senior students i.e. students from Std. 9th to 12th are called to the school. At the same time, elementary students will also be called for offline classes from February 14 in many states. However, necessary guidelines like Social Distance, Face Mask or Face Shield, Personal Hand Sanitizer and Parental Consent etc. have been issued for this.

Schools from 1st to 5th standard will open in Meghalaya from 14th February
Meghalaya Chief Minister Konrad Sangma has said that schools will be reopened for students of Std 1 to 5 from February 14 and those who have both been vaccinated will not be required to test for Kovid-19 on entry into the state. Sangma chaired a high-level meeting late Wednesday night to review the status of Kovid-19. He also said that the night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am would be lifted from Friday.

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