TU orders colleges to conduct virtual teaching-learning activities – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper



Tribhuvan University (TU) has asked its constituent and affiliate campuses, especially in large cities affected by COVID-19 infections, to conduct teaching and learning activities through virtual means.

Head of TU’s Information and Public Relations Division Yogendra Prasad Dahal said the country’s oldest university has issued guidelines to conduct classes virtually in light of increasing Covid cases -19.

The Cabinet on Monday decided that educational institutions in the eight high-risk districts should conduct teaching and learning activities online or by other means until May 14.

According to Dahal, colleges in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kaski, Jhapa, Sunsari, Morang, Saptari, Janakpur, Makawanpur, Rupandehi, Butwal, Chitwan, Banke, Parsa, Nepalgunj, Dang, Surkhet, Baglung and Mahendranagar have been tasked with animating online theory courses.

The TU urged colleges in the rest of the districts, except the aforementioned big cities, to conduct courses by coordinating with local governments and fully respecting health security protocols.

Likewise, TU has also instructed to carry out examinations by adopting health precautions, not to organize any meeting, assembly, seminar and conference with more than 25 participants respecting the safety measures.


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