Chennai, Sep 24 (PTI) Effective October 1, students of courses 10 to 12 in Tamil Nadu are permitted to come to their schools on a voluntary basis by following the Standard Operating Procedure to forestall unfold of coronavirus, the state authorities mentioned on Thursday.
The students should be divided into two batches and people positioned within the first batch shall come to faculty on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the second on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Schools positioned in containment zones are, nonetheless, not permitted to perform and solely these exterior of hotspots might permit students, a state Government Order, citing the Centre’s ‘Unlock-4’ tips of August 29 and accepting a proposal of the state faculty training division, mentioned.
It permitted students finding out in requirements 10 to 12 in authorities, aided and personal schools to come to schools on a voluntary basis and with the written consent of oldsters for taking steerage from their academics and for additional associated works with impact from October 1.
It additionally allowed the schools to name upto 50 per cent of academics who’re taking courses for requirements 10 to 12, the G.O mentioned.
The authorities made it clear that assemblies, sports activities or different occasions that may lead to overcrowding should be strictly averted.
Measures to forestall unfold of the pandemic and defined within the SOP equivalent to thermal screening, sporting face masks, social distancing and disinfecting the varsity premises should be adopted.
Instead of biometric attendance for academics/employees, various preparations for contactless attendance must be made.
The Centre’s unlock-4 order permitted upto 50 per cent of educating and non-teaching employees to be known as to schools at a time for on-line educating, tele counselling and associated work, in areas exterior the containment zones solely with impact from September 21.
Schools within the state have remained closed since March in view of COVID-19 lockdown. PTI VGN VS VS