HRD Minister Releases NCERT's Academic Calendar For Classes 1-5
The human resource development minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the council’s eight-week calendar for Classes 1 to 5 today.
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has launched an alternative academic calendar to provide students with alternative ways of learning at home during the lockdown period. The human resource development minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the council’s eight-week calendar for Classes 1 to 5 today.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday released a new alternative academic calendar for primary classes. The calendar contains subject-wise study plans for Classes 1 to 5.
Released a new alternative academic calendar:
To continue the teaching-learning process during COVID-19, on Thursday released a new alternative academic calendar for primary classes. The calendar, developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training, or NCERT, contains detailed guidelines for teachers on the “use of technology & social media tools”, Mr. Pokhriyal said.
The calendar contains eight-week subject wise teaching-learning directives and is in continuation to the previous calendar released in April.
“The Calendar further aims to empower our students, teachers, school principals & parents with positive ways to deal with COVID-19 via online teaching-learning resources and achieve the best possible learning outcomes,” Mr. Pokhriyal said on social media.
Earlier last week, the school education department of the HRD Ministry released a roadmap for the NCERT for the next academic year 2020-21.
Based on learning outcomes, NCERT has been directed to complete the curriculum design. In addition,content by October 2020 for Classes 1 to 5. Also, online teacher training course for the teachers of classes 1-5 to be completed in a phased manner by December 2020. In addition, for classes 6 to 12 to be completed by June 2021.
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