Odisha: Online classes on YouTube for elementary students from June 21; check details
Bhubaneswar: Online classes for elementary students through You Tube Live Streaming will begin in Odisha from June 21.
The Odisha School Education Programme Authority (OSEPA) has written a letter to all district Education Officers (DEOs) and District Project Coordinator (DPCs) requesting them to make necessary arrangements and ensure smooth and successful implementation of the programme.
The class will continue till July 2. In first phase, eight districts have been selected to conduct online classes through the online video streaming platform.
Allotment of classes to districts, subject/chapter to be taught, books to be Used and time for classes are given below:
Teaching of Class 1 -8 students will be streamed at same time from one classroom set up in ‘one district, one class’ format. In a particular period of the daily time table, one teacher will teach a lesson of a subject for all students of that class of the state.
The classes will be streamed from Monday to Friday– from 9 am to 10 am for Class I to Ill students and from 9 am to 10.30 am for class IV to VIII students with teaching periods of 30 minutes duration each. No class will be done on Saturday and Sunday so as to enable teachers for preparation of lesson and other related classes.
The DEOs have been asked to prepare basic You Tube Live Streaming studios by improvising
classrooms and arranging minimum equipment for the purpose.
A maximum three teachers per subject may be allotted for the virtual classes. The ADEO, Academic or any other authorized senior education officer will remain in-charge of the You Tube Live Streaming in the district. ADEO in-charge of schemes/DPC will be responsible for the technical support for the programme.
Each school will record daily data of students watching the You Tube Live classes with the help of the subject teacher. Schools may arrange additional online classes beyond the fixed time table for doubt clearing and delivering of additional contents.