Main and Secondary Schooling Minister S. Suresh Kumar stated on Tuesday that his division was considering of lowering syllabus for colleges for this educational 12 months on account of COVID-19.
He was presiding over a evaluation assembly of training officers of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Uttara Kannada districts on the preparations for SSLC exams, right here.
Mr. Suresh Kumar stated that colleges would reopen late, principally after August, on this educational 12 months due to COVID-19.
This is able to have an effect on the educational actions and cut back the educational 12 months. Therefore, his division was planning to scale back syllabus to minimize the burden on college students. His division would talk about this matter with training specialists and senior officers, he stated.
Later, chatting with presspersons, Mr. Suresh Kumar stated that the SSLC exams could be held from June 25 within the State.
All crucial precautions could be taken on the examination centres as a result of COVID-19. Social distancing could be given significance, he stated.
To a question, Mr. Suresh Kumar stated that the complaints made by mother and father on the strain generated by colleges as a result of on-line lessons and the time they spent watching cell phone and laptop screens could be mentioned at a gathering of training specialists and specialists from NIMHANS in Bengaluru on June 10.