Kerala Education Minister V Sivankutty on Saturday stated there was no appreciable unfold of COVID-19 amongst college students within the state and the federal government’s determination to placed on maintain the offline courses for college kids of grade 1 to 9 for 2 weeks was a precautionary step because the viral an infection noticed a surge in latest days.
The courses could be suspended for 2 weeks as a precaution and it was relevant to all instructional establishments within the southern state, he advised a press convention right here.
Noting that the protection of youngsters was of paramount significance to the federal government, he stated the timetable of the web courses could be restructured as per the brand new determination.
However, there could be no change within the offline courses of tenth, eleventh and twelfth requirements and particular preparations could be made for these youngsters coming to varsities, he stated.
“With this, over 35 lakh students will be staying at home and attend online classes during the period. A high-level meeting of the education Department will convene on Monday and the revised guideline will be issued after that,” Sivankutty stated.
The Minister made it clear that there could be no change within the examination dates of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) and Higher Secondary, which had already been introduced.
He additionally stated efforts are being made to vaccinate college students as quickly as potential and preparations could be made in collaboration with the Health Department to offer them jabs on the faculties itself.
The KITE-VICTERS, the states training portal, would quickly launch a brand new platform to replace the information of vaccination on the college stage, Sivankutty added. NNNN