While schools will render special classes in this new academic session to cope with the lessons delayed due to the prolonged closure of schools, universities in Kashmir have decided to provide e-tutorials platform.
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To compensate the loss of classes in the recent times due to the unrest, schools in Kashmir valley would remain open throughout the winter. Following the annihilation of Burhan Wani in July, the valley was bombarded with public protest, destruction of schools, and agitation that lasted for almost five months.
While schools will render special classes in this new academic session to cope with the lessons delayed due to the prolonged closure of schools, the universities in Kashmir has decided to provide e-tutorials platform.
Extra classes to compensate for the lesson lost:
Identifying the urgent need for extra classes, Kashmir University official states that students would be entertained with extra classes throughout this winter and the duration of each class would be reduced to 30 minutes.
“We have to do something. The state (government) has already announced winter classes and these will start soon as we finish the examinations. Tutorials have been uploaded on the website for the next semester,” Mohammad Ashraf Wani, Dean, Academic Affairs, at Kashmir University, as reported in The Indian Express.
More on the news:
- According to School Education Department official, admission to coaching classes for students will remain open throughout this winter
- “The Chief Minister’s super-50 coaching classes will remain open for students of higher classes like last year. We are planning winter classes for classes VI, VII and VIII as well,” said Director of School Education Department Ajaz Ahmad Bhat
- While the semester examinations for the postgraduate students have just begun, it is also reported that Kashmir University is offering e-tutorial on its official website to compensate the lost
- It has been reported that Islamic University of Science and Technology has cancelled all holidays from the calendar and also has decided to remain open throughout this winter, so as to provide extra classes.
- “Coaching classes would be ‘optional’ and any child who wants to avail of the facility can attend the classes,” said Education Minister Naeem Akhtar.