Decision was taken in view of upcoming CBSE Board examinations
The Delhi government has announced that schools can reopen from January 18 for students of classes X and XII. The decision was taken in view of the upcoming Board exams conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) that start on May 4.
Although schools will keep records of those who come to class, attendance will not be mandatory, the government added. Students will be allowed into schools only with the permission of their parents.
"Children will not be forced to come. The schools will be allowed to reopen for practicals, projects, counselling etc. for classes X and XII from January 18," Delhi education minister Manish Sisodia tweeted.
दिल्ली में CBSE बोर्ड परीक्षाओं व प्रैक्टिकल के मद्देनज़र 10वीं और 12 वीं क्लास के लिए 18 जनवरी से प्रैक्टिकल, प्रोजेक्ट, काउंसिलिंग आदि के लिए स्कूल खोलने की अनुमति दी जा रही है. अभिभावकों की सहमति से ही बच्चों को बुलाया जा सकेगा. बच्चों को आने के लिए बाध्य नहीं किया जाएगा.
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) January 13, 2021
A circular issued by the Directorate of Education, Delhi stated that even though most of the syllabus has been completed, schools are being reopened to clear doubts and difficulties of the students with the intention of promoting their mental well-being.
"All internal assessment should be done during this period and proper records should be maintained so marks can be uploaded on the CBSE website,” it added.
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