He responded in an answer to an unmarked question about the NCERT survey on online learning amid COVID-19 asked by Jyotiraditya Scindia in the Rajya Sabha.
“The National Council on Education Research and Training (NCERT) conducted a survey in July 2020 with the help of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) and CBSE to understand the scenario of online learning by students in a COVID-19 pandemic situation To address the issues related to gaps and / or learning losses between students during and after lockdown, NCERT has created guidelines for the Alternative Academic Calendar and Enhancing Students’ Learning with an emphasis on learning outcomes The guidelines propose models for the following three types of scenarios: –
1. Improving learning among COVID-19 students without digital services. Learning improvement during COVID-19 for students with limited access to digital devices. 3. Learning improvement during COVID-19 for students with digital devices. ”
“The alternative academic calendar and guidelines for improving learning have been communicated to all states, union territories, CBSE, KVS, NVS and the Central Tibetan School Administration (CTSA),” the EU minister said in a statement.
Nishank ‘released an alternate academic calendar for secondary grades for the next eight weeks on Tuesday as schools remain closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This calendar contains class and subject information in tabular form. The activities mentioned in the calendar refer to four languages as subject areas – Hindi-English, Urdu and Sanskrit.
The calendar also provides space for strategies for reducing stress and anxiety for students, teachers and parents.