Bhubaneswar: Odisha Directorate of Higher Secondary Education (DHSE) has directed principals of all Higher Secondary Schools in the State to provide online teaching to Class XI and XII students.
School heads have been directed to identify such types of alternate methods for learning.
DHSE director Brundaban Behera in a letter wrote “The studies of the students of Class-XI and XII may hamper as regular schooling process is disrupted due to COVID-19 pandemic. We have to explore alternate methods of learning, instead of chalk & talk method without breaking the rules and advisories suggested for the situation.”
“Instruct your subject faculties to make WhatsApp groups of their students and deliver their lessons through the app, followed by doubt clearing once in a fortnight,” the letter read.
The principals have also been asked to instruct their faculties to acquire and provide them to the students to get relevant topics in YouTube and smart online lectures of Byju’s Class, Khan Academy etc.
The directorate has directed the principals to instruct the faculties to keep records of their works and later verify the records and submit monthly report of the online classes to the directorate.