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Delhi schools have been instructed to suspend all learning activities, including e-learning and semi-e-learning activities during the advertised summer vacation. The Directorate of Education, DoE has asked private schools to suspend all online and semi-online teaching activities from April 20 to June 9.
The Delhi government on Monday announced summer vacation for schools in Delhi from April 20 to June 9. The government noted, however, that many private schools continued their online classes during their tenure.
“It has been brought to the attention of this direction that despite the summer vacation which has been brought forward due to the increase in COVID 10 cases, the regular e-learning method continues to be adopted from a one way or another by some private schools, “Education Directorate (DoE) said in an official order.
Acknowledging this, the DoE ordered all private schools that all “online and semi-online teaching and learning activities remain suspended during the aforementioned period of summer vacation in accordance with public schools”.
Among the permitted activities, however, schools can continue with vacation-related activities and remedial classes. “However, schools can organize specific activities related to holidays, remedial lessons for a specific set of students and other activities for creativity, happiness and general social and emotional well-being in order to enrich the overall growth of students without physically calling them to school, ”the review read.
In view of the worsening situation, the Delhi government had scheduled the summer vacation for Monday from May 11 to June 3 to April 20 to June 9. Schools have been closed and no physical lessons – including for grades 10 and 12 are now allowed. The 2021 CBSE board exams have also been postponed for grade 12 students and new dates are not expected until June.