The school education department of Nagaland has asked its employees not to leave station without permission.

In an order, the department said: “In pursuance to Government Order No. CSO/ GAEW/ COWGEN-I/ 2020 Dated. 19th April 2021, the Directorate of School Education” has issued directives for “strict compliance by all employees serving under the Department of School Education, Nagaland”.

According to the order, “all categories of teachers, officers/staff serving in government schools, DEO/Sr. SDEO/SDEO establishments shall remain in station and attend duties at respective establishments”.

“No employee shall leave station without obtaining station leave permission from competent authorities,” the order said.

It has been ordered that the “teachers shall prepare explanatory notes, worksheets, assignments, etc. for topics given in text books for Classes I to VIII”.

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The school heads have been asked to make arrangements to distribute the notes, worksheets/assignments, etc. to parents of students once or twice in a week on different days/timings for different classes so as to follow the SOPS notified by the state government vide Order No.CSO/G48-UCOM/GEN.12020, issued on April 16, 2021.

“Parents/students shall be notified for submission of the completed worksheets/assignments on specified days at different intervals of time for the different classes,” the order said.

Schools shall collect the completed worksheets/assignments and distribute new notes, worksheets/assignments, etc. along with feedbacks of the previous Worksheets/Assignments submitted, it said.

The parents may be encouraged to take keen interest in the worksheets/assignments of their children and assist in online/digital mode of education as far as possible.

“School heads shall ensure that only a reasonable number of worksheets/assignments, which can be completed by students through self-study are given to students,” the order said.

Use of digital/online mode of education shall be encouraged, it said.

The video lessons broadcasted for classes V to XII during the lockdown period 2020 are still available in departments YouTube Channel (DOSE Nagaland) and Facebook Page (School Education, Nagaland).

Teachers and students have been advised to make use of those videos as well more digital/video lessons will be provided shorty by the department.

Regular classes shall continue to be conducted for students of Classes 9 and above strictly following the SOPs notified.

Teachers shall record details of note, worksheets/assignments prepared, distributed and feedbacks given, etc. in a note in the format given in teachers’ diary and the same shall be checked and countersigned by the school heads regularly (New Teacher’s Diary will be issued soon).

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