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Covid worries keep students away as Delhi schools reopen

Schools in Delhi were closed on November 13, barely two weeks after reopening for all students for the first time since March last year.
School administrators attributed the thin attendance to uncertainty surrounding the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant Omicron and logistical challenges, such as the absence of school buses. (Amal KS/HT Photo)
School administrators attributed the thin attendance to uncertainty surrounding the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant Omicron and logistical challenges, such as the absence of school buses. (Amal KS/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 12:41 AM IST
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Maharashtra: Physical classes to resume for all students from December 1  

Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad said students from classes 1 to 12 will be able to attend offline session from the beginning of the next month.
Representational image.(HT Photo)
Representational image.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 25, 2021 04:55 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Prolonged school closures due to Covid pose threat to gender equality: UNESCO 

  • The study pointed out that digital gender-divide was already a concern before the COVID-19 crisis.
Prolonged school closures due to Covid pose threat to gender equality: UNSECO
Prolonged school closures due to Covid pose threat to gender equality: UNSECO
Published on Nov 21, 2021 05:56 PM IST
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PTI | , New Delhi

Himachal Pradesh: Students of classes 3 to 7 back to school from today

Following new directions to reopen schools in the state for classes one to seven, the Kangra district administration also issued an order stating that students of classes three and above can attend school from November 10.
It is to be noted that physical classes for school students of standards eight and above have already reopened in the state. (File Photo / PTI)
It is to be noted that physical classes for school students of standards eight and above have already reopened in the state. (File Photo / PTI)
Published on Nov 10, 2021 07:46 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Few attend in-person lessons as schools reopen after break in Delhi

While the Delhi government had permitted schools in the national capital to restart physical sessions for students in all classes from November 1, many schools put off the reopening on account of Diwali break
Some schools, that are yet to reopen for children in younger grades, are still continuing with practical exams for students in classes 9 to 12. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Some schools, that are yet to reopen for children in younger grades, are still continuing with practical exams for students in classes 9 to 12. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2021 02:33 AM IST
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BySadia Akhtar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Several private schools reopen in Delhi for all classes, many to reopen soon

Several private schools reopen in Delhi for all classes, many to reopen in coming weeks
The DDMA has directed that schools would have to ensure that there is not more than 50 per cent attendance in a class at one point of time and no student is forced to attend physical classes.(AFP File)
The DDMA has directed that schools would have to ensure that there is not more than 50 per cent attendance in a class at one point of time and no student is forced to attend physical classes.(AFP File)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 07:09 PM IST
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Reopening of schools for classes 1 to 8 in Puducherry put off

Puducherry Education Minister A Namassivayam on Sunday announced that the reopening of schools, both government and privately managed, has been put off in view of incessant rains in the Union Territory.
Reopening of schools for classes 1 to 8 in Pondy put off (AFP)
Reopening of schools for classes 1 to 8 in Pondy put off (AFP)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 07:57 AM IST
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PTI | , Puducherry

Delhi: EDMC schools to start in-person classes today with 50% strength

EDMC mayor said only 50% children will be called at a time to ensure Covid appropriate behaviour is observed in the school premises.
New Delhi, India - Oct. 31, 2021: Delhi Dy chief minister manish Sisodia visits Sarvodya Co-Education Senior Secondary school after schools reopened in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, October 31, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India - Oct. 31, 2021: Delhi Dy chief minister manish Sisodia visits Sarvodya Co-Education Senior Secondary school after schools reopened in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, October 31, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 08, 2021 02:43 AM IST
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ByParas Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

DDMA panel recommends reopening of Delhi schools for classes 6 to 8 

DDMA panel recommends reopening schools for classes 6 to 8 in Delhi
A DDMA constituted panel has recommended reopening Delhi schools for classes 6 to 8 with 50% student strength.(File Photo)
A DDMA constituted panel has recommended reopening Delhi schools for classes 6 to 8 with 50% student strength.(File Photo)
Published on Oct 26, 2021 09:47 PM IST
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Sikkim schools to open for all students from October 18

Sikkim lifts curbs on inter-state travel; schools to open for all students from Oct 18
Tthe education department of Sikkim has said students from Lower KG to Class 8 can now attend offline classes from October 18.(HT File)
Tthe education department of Sikkim has said students from Lower KG to Class 8 can now attend offline classes from October 18.(HT File)
Published on Oct 12, 2021 06:50 PM IST
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Schools in Himachal Pradesh reopen for class 8 students

Schools in Himachal Pradesh on Monday resumed physical classroom studies for class 8 students, after a long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The decision to open schools for classes 8 to 12 was taken by the state government after taking into consideration the COVID-19 situation in Himachal Pradesh and the positivity rate.(HT File)
The decision to open schools for classes 8 to 12 was taken by the state government after taking into consideration the COVID-19 situation in Himachal Pradesh and the positivity rate.(HT File)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 01:40 PM IST
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Manipur mulling to re-open schools once positivity rate of covid-19 goes down

  • Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said the government is considering to re-open the schools in the state once the positivity rate of the Covid-19 comes down to zero or at least 2 to 3 %.
Biren Singh was speaking to reporters on the sideline of attending Golden Jubilee celebration of Sainik School, Imphal on Thursday. (FIle HT Photo)
Biren Singh was speaking to reporters on the sideline of attending Golden Jubilee celebration of Sainik School, Imphal on Thursday. (FIle HT Photo)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 11:38 PM IST
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School reopening: Kerala govt prepares centralised module to de-stress parents

School reopening: The Kerala General Education Department is busy preparing a centralised module to ease the stress and anxiety of children as well as parents in this regard.
Minister for General Education V Sivankutty told the Kerala Assembly that awareness classes would be conducted at the class level for parents and children based on the module once it is ready.(REUTERS/ File)
Minister for General Education V Sivankutty told the Kerala Assembly that awareness classes would be conducted at the class level for parents and children based on the module once it is ready.(REUTERS/ File)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 01:13 PM IST
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School reopening decision for classes 1-5 after festival season: Karnataka govt

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said a decision regarding reopening of schools for classes 1-5 in the state will be taken after the festival season.
School reopening decision for classes 1-5 after festival season: Karnataka govt (HT FILE PHOTO)
School reopening decision for classes 1-5 after festival season: Karnataka govt (HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 04:50 PM IST
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Mumbai schools to reopen for classes 8 to 12 from October 4

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said that all existing Covid-19 guidelines by the government will be put in place as schools reopen in Mumbai.
Cleaning and sanitising process at a Mumbai school.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Cleaning and sanitising process at a Mumbai school.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 29, 2021 07:24 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Covid-19: ICMR experts favour phased reopening of schools

Covid-19: ICMR experts favour phased reopening of schools with multi-layered Covid mitigation steps
Covid-19: Schools need to be reopened in a phased manner, starting with primary sections with proper implementation of multi-layered COVID-19 mitigation measures, according to experts at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).(File)
Covid-19: Schools need to be reopened in a phased manner, starting with primary sections with proper implementation of multi-layered COVID-19 mitigation measures, according to experts at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).(File)
Published on Sep 27, 2021 11:43 PM IST
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Himachal Pradesh schools to reopen for classes 9 to 12 from Monday

The decision to reopen schools for classes 9-12 in the state was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here.
Students of Classes 10 and 12 will attend school on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, whereas those of Classes 9 and 11 will come to school on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in a week. (Image for representational purpose)(File)
Students of Classes 10 and 12 will attend school on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, whereas those of Classes 9 and 11 will come to school on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in a week. (Image for representational purpose)(File)
Published on Sep 24, 2021 06:28 PM IST
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Schools in Jammu reopen for classes 10, 12

After remaining closed for months to prevent the spread of coronavirus, various schools reopened on Monday for students of classes 10 and 12 across Jammu in accordance with the fresh government guidelines, officials said.
Students attend a class in a school that reopened after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Jammu on Monday, Sept. 20. J-K administration has allowed schools to reopen for 10th and 12th classes(PTI)
Students attend a class in a school that reopened after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Jammu on Monday, Sept. 20. J-K administration has allowed schools to reopen for 10th and 12th classes(PTI)
Published on Sep 20, 2021 05:56 PM IST
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Regular classes resume for students of classes 6 to 8 in Rajasthan schools

The regular classes for students of 6 to 8 resumed in govt and private schools in Rajasthan from Monday, Sept 20 with 50% capacity.
The guidelines issued by Rajasthan govt don't allow conducting the morning assembly prayer and opening of school canteen.(File)
The guidelines issued by Rajasthan govt don't allow conducting the morning assembly prayer and opening of school canteen.(File)
Published on Sep 20, 2021 05:04 PM IST
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Schools Reopening: Jharkhand to reopen schools for classes 6 to 8

With a continuous decline in COVID-19 cases in Jharkhand, the state government on Thursday allowed schools to conduct offline classes for class 6-8 from September 20.
Jharkhand to reopen schools for classes 6 to 8(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)
Jharkhand to reopen schools for classes 6 to 8(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)
Published on Sep 17, 2021 12:33 PM IST
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MP schools to reopen for classes 1 to 5 from September 20

  • Madhya Pradesh state government has decided to reopen schools for classes 1 to 5 from September 20 with 50% attendance, said an official.
The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The schools have been asked to follow the Covid-19 protocol to open the elementary classes.(HT file/Representative)
The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The schools have been asked to follow the Covid-19 protocol to open the elementary classes.(HT file/Representative)
Published on Sep 14, 2021 05:04 PM IST
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Experts call for reopening of schools

Last year, 167 countries across the world had implemented measures like lockdowns and school closures to prevent transmission of a virus not very well understood at the time. Most countries re-opened schools slowly.
The report also states steps to ensure safe return to schools – classrooms must be well-ventilated, students seated apart, alternate attendance be allowed, face masks and regular hand-washing be compulsory and staff be vaccinated. (AFP)
The report also states steps to ensure safe return to schools – classrooms must be well-ventilated, students seated apart, alternate attendance be allowed, face masks and regular hand-washing be compulsory and staff be vaccinated. (AFP)
Updated on Sep 07, 2021 03:24 AM IST
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ByAnonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

80% school staff have got at least one jab: Centre

The ministry on Tuesday asked states and UTs to create a district-level action plan to speed up the vaccination of schoolteachers and ensure that all teaching and non-teaching staff employed in schools received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in the month of September.
Schools reopen across several states in India (Hindustan Times)
Schools reopen across several states in India (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 03, 2021 01:00 AM IST
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'Vaccinating kids will take 9 months': Dr Guleria backs reopening of schools

Currently, only one Covid-19 vaccine has been authorised for an age group below 18 while inoculation drive for children is yet to be announced.
Schools have reopened in almost all the states (Image used for representative purpose)
Schools have reopened in almost all the states (Image used for representative purpose)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 10:49 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Schools, more classes reopen across states

  • Most private schools in the big cities of the state did not reopen on Wednesday, with school administrations saying they were yet to make arrangements as per the guidelines issued.
In Delhi, classes 9 to 12 opened for the first time since March last year. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
In Delhi, classes 9 to 12 opened for the first time since March last year. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 01:26 AM IST
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Delhi: Low turnout on day one as it’s back to school in city

On account of rain, the attendance was lower than what was expected, officials at some schools said
Students at Sarvodaya Bal Vidhyalaya attend class after schools in New Delhi reopened with Covid-19 restrictions. (PTI Photo/Vijay Verma)
Students at Sarvodaya Bal Vidhyalaya attend class after schools in New Delhi reopened with Covid-19 restrictions. (PTI Photo/Vijay Verma)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 04:30 AM IST
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BySadia Akhtar, New Delhi

Delhi schools reopen today for classes 9 to 12; guidelines here

Delhi school reopening: Several schools and other educational institutions in the national capital are scheduled to reopen from September 1 with no more than 50 per cent of students per classroom and other related Covid-19-necessitated guidelines.
Delhi school reopening: Several schools in the national capital are set to reopen from September 1, Wednesday, in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines. (File Photo / PTI)
Delhi school reopening: Several schools in the national capital are set to reopen from September 1, Wednesday, in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines. (File Photo / PTI)
Updated on Sep 01, 2021 05:49 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Back to school: List of states where offline classes will resume from Sept 1

With the second Covid-19 wave receding, several state governments have announced reopening of schools for senior classes.
Image used for reprsentative purpose (HT Photo)
Image used for reprsentative purpose (HT Photo)
Published on Aug 30, 2021 01:06 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Staggered lunch breaks, quarantine room: DDMA guidelines for school reopening

The decision to reopen schools and colleges was taken by the DDMA on Friday on account of a marked improvement in the Covid-19 situation in the city. Delhi has added a daily average of 32 cases over the past seven days.
Schools in Delhi have been asked to follow Covid-19 protocol.(Representative Photo)
Schools in Delhi have been asked to follow Covid-19 protocol.(Representative Photo)
Published on Aug 30, 2021 11:43 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'Are we in rush?': Dr Naresh Trehan questions as schools reopen across country

Urging extreme caution, the Medanta chairman pointed to the fact that Covid-19 vaccine drive for kids is yet to be announced.
A school in Chandigarh (Used only for representation)
A school in Chandigarh (Used only for representation)
Published on Aug 29, 2021 01:54 PM IST
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