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Online lessons can’t replace in-person classes: Principals

Most schools said that while the annual shutting of classes due to pollution levels is not a feasible solution, they are better placed this year due to an existing framework that allows them to switch to online classes at a short notice.

A teacher recording his video for online classes(PTI)
Published on Nov 08, 2022 07:15 AM IST
BySadia Akhtar, New Delhi

Heatwave: List of states where schools have early vacations, changed timings

The IMD has said heatwave conditions will begin to abate from May 3 onwards, with south westerly winds from Bay of Bengal and western disturbance causing rainfall in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi, among others.

More than five states, including Haryana and Punjab, have either announced early summer vacations in schools or changed their timings in view of the sweltering heatwave. (Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Updated on May 02, 2022 10:03 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Hybrid learning in schools can significantly reduce Covid-19 spread: Study

Hybrid learning utilising alternating school days for children offers a significant reduction in community spread of Covid-19, according to a study conducted in the US.

The study is particularly relevant for the early days of an infectious disease outbreak when policymakers face the difficult decision of enacting school closures in their respective districts. (Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Published on Apr 30, 2022 02:29 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Covid-19 in Delhi: Schools wait for protocol, say closures will set back

Parents, meanwhile, continue to seek clarity on guidelines and protocols for schools. Sumit Vohra, a parent, whose children study in Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, said that many parents had decided against sending children to school amid the rise in cases.

Even as the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) plans to deliberate upon the return of the mask mandate in the Capital on Wednesday, some private schools resumed hybrid classes for students in primary classes as a precautionary measure. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Apr 20, 2022 05:38 AM IST
BySadia Akhtar, New Delhi

Is your child having a hard time post school reopening? Expert tips for parents 

Returning to school hasn't been a smooth ride for many. From pangs of separation anxiety to difficulties in mixing up with peers and teachers, kids are facing social anxiety as physical classes resume.

Try to increase your child’s comfort levels gradually, says expert.(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 17, 2022 12:50 PM IST
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