Tuesday, 24 March 2020
COVID-19: JK students can tune into radio for lectures
Amid novel Coronavirus pandemic, the Jammu and Kashmir government Monday said it would broadcast educational lectures of all major subjects for 9th to 11th standard students.
Project Director, Samagra Shiksha, Arun Manhas said that the initiative have been taken to compensate the academic losses of the students due to the closure of schools in view of the virus.
He said, “This is an initiative by Radio 98.3 Mirchi in association with Samagra Shiksha to broadcast all lectures of the major subjects of 9th to 11th standard students on Radio 98.3 Mirchi every day from 2 to pm.”
Manhas said, “Besides, broadcast of lectures, the department will also telecast lessons via Doordarshan or from March-26.”
“Songs will be played in between while broadcasting the lessons. However, Tele-classes will be purely based on lectures only,” he said.
Earlier, the School Education Department (SED) said that it will engage skilled teachers to compensate the academic loss by delivering onscreen lessons via Doordarshan Channels and other Cable Networks.
Director of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Mohammad Younis Malik said that the department has found onscreen classes only option to compensate the academic losses of the student.