The Gujarat Education department has asked schools – primary, secondary and higher secondary- in the state to make provisions for home learning of its students. It has said that as per the home ministry guidelines schools will remain closed for students till June 30 but they will have to ensure home learning for their respective students.
The government has asked the schools to ensure that home learning happens through books, online education, through mobile and television. It has asked the schools to make necessary provisions to ensure the same. It has also said that the schools will have to ensure that students who get admitted under RTE also get the benefit of the home learning being provided.
The department in a release said that all private, government, grant-in-aid schools in the state will have to start giving admission to students in Class 1 and 9 from June 8 onwards. The schools will have to update the data with the state government about new students who have been given admission and they will have to ensure necessary staff for the same.
It has said that the schools will have to make arrangements to ensure that students who are eligible for free books get them.