Uttar Pradesh Schools To Reopen For Classes 1-8

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 6 to 8 from August 23 and for grades 1 to 5 from September 1, officials said in Lucknow. The state has already allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 9 to 12 with strict COVID-19 protocol from August 16. "The order has been issued to open schools for students of classes 6-8 from September 23 and for classes 1-5 from September 1," a senior official said.

Uttar Pradesh schools reopen

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 6 to 8 from August 23 and for grades 1 to 5 from September 1. The state has already allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 9 to 12 with strict COVID-19 protocol from August 16. “The order has been issued to open schools for students of classes 6-8 from September 23 and for classes 1-5 from September 1,” a senior official said. Uttar Pradesh schools reopen Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 6 to 8 from August 23 and for grades 1 to 5 from September 1. The state has already allowed physical classes in schools for students of grades 9 to 12 with strict COVID-19 protocol from August 16.

 

Background information

The Supreme Court has directed the state government to implement the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) regulations for physically challenged students, the official said, adding that henceforth schools will have to impart physical education to physically challenged children of classes 6 to 10. The CBSE has made it mandatory to have physical education for students of classes 6 to 10. The Centre also advised schools in Uttar Pradesh to start a full-day programme with games and sports for physically challenged students from the current academic year. The schools will also have to ensure that the number of seats for physically challenged students be increased, the ministry had said.

 

What are the implications of not having school?

If a child is not enrolled in school, then there are obvious implications. Without learning, children will face several health issues - intellectual, psychological and financial. If a child is not enrolled in school, then there are obvious implications. Without learning, children will face several health issues - intellectual, psychological and financial. At an academic level, if a child is not enrolled in school, then there are issues with self-esteem, self-discipline and the inability to contribute to the economy, society and nation. With no formal education, a child's abilities to acquire knowledge, value skills, wisdom and develop the ability to learn are also underdeveloped.

 

How does this affect students?

The schools will start from the morning shift, allowing physical education teachers (PPGTs) more time for training. The state government's decision means students of classes 6 to 8 will get in-class PPGTs, who will teach physical education classes from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Previously, physical education teachers (PPGTs) were taught in the evening shift. In all, there are 2,74,307 schools in the state, out of which 56,26,412 are primary schools, 1,06,711 are middle schools and 14,24,000 are high schools. "Initially, physical education teachers will take classes for one month before opening the school from September. The government has instructed school principals to follow the norms," said education minister Suresh Rana. A total of 20.

 

What do we need to know about the new order?

- Even students of grades 9 to 12 will be permitted physical classes starting from August 16 - For class 8, it has been decided that the class teacher will be responsible for student conduct - Physically challenged students will also be allowed to appear for the entrance exam. The government will organise a special camp for this purpose - As of now, state has allowed physical classes in only private schools - The move is expected to benefit about 1.68 lakh students - Till now, only private schools could be issued licenses for physical education classes - The government has already issued license to 8,000 schools for conducting physical education classes. More schools are expected to open in the coming days - The parents of school going students will be asked to fill forms.

 

Conclusion

The conclusion of Lucknow Public School Teachers Association (LPSTA) on ending strike and welcoming new orders of new school session is the positive result for the students in public schools of Lucknow, bringing back in confidence the young students for beginning new academic session. The teachers are satisfied with the new order, which they feel will contribute to the improvement in their professional learning, teacher engagement and teaching output.

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