Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the Alternative Academic Calendar (AAC) for the next 8 weeks, for the secondary stage on September 15. The detailed guidelines for teachers were mentioned in the calendar regarding the use of technology, while the students stay home.
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank took to Twitter and said, “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.”
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The guidelines are developed for conducting activities related to the syllabus and linked with the learning outcomes. Teachers can contact the parents via mobile phones and internet mediums for guiding them about conducting the activities according to the calendar. The calendar contains detailed information about technology use, including the tips for reducing stress and anxiety in the current situation and activities related to art, health and physical education.