GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & LITERACY RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1306 TO BE A...
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & LITERACY
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1306
TO BE ANSWERED ON 22.9.2020
STATUS OF ONLINE CLASSES IN KENDRIYA VIDYALAYAS
1306 SHRI TIRUCHI SIVA:
Will the Minister of Education be pleased to state:
(a) whether the students enrolled in Kendriya Vidyalayas have been availing online classes and the percentage of schools taking online classes;
(b) if so, the percentage of students attending such classes and whether notes are being made available to those who are unable to attend such classes ; and
(c) if not, the plans in place to recover the academic time lost to students enrolled in Kendriya Vidyalayas?
MINISTER OF EDUCATION
(SHRI RAMESH POKHRIYAL ‘NISHANK’)
(a) & (b) Yes, Sir. All Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) across the country are conducting online classes. In order to reach out to students who have limited /no access to online learning, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has taken various measures such as preparing and delivering worksheets and handouts to the students at their homes, making available content material on pen drives, sending Questions and Answers through SMS, besides guided peer learning for students staying in the same locality etc. Community teaching maintaining social distancing is also undertaken.
(c) KVS is making constant efforts to connect with all its students. There is also a Compensation of Academic Loss Programme (CALP) in all the KVs where extra classes are organized for the benefit of students who have missed out on their classes, due to various reasons.