Coronavirus: Kolkata schools switch to e-class

Coronavirus outbreak: Kolkata schools switch to e-classes to complete syllabi

The principal of Ram Mohan Mission School, Sujoy Biswas told PTI on Wednesday that the institute will conduct classes over Skype. Credit: iStock Photo

With the West Bengal government extending the closure of educational institutes till April 15 in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak, several schools in the city have decided to conduct online classes to complete their syllabi on time.

The principal of Ram Mohan Mission School, Sujoy Biswas told PTI on Wednesday that the institute will conduct classes over Skype.

"Teachers will give lectures over Skype and students will submit their homework through portals," he said.

A spokesperson of the Heritage School said the teachers will hold online classes to cope with the loss of time.

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"Teachers will share study materials and conduct tests through the internet," the spokesperson said.

The principal of Central Modern School in Baranagar, Nabarun Dey said, "We have put in place a mechanism where students can submit their work online."

The Future Foundation School is also offering online classes for all students.

"Classes 10 and 12 students must complete their syllabi on time," Principal Ranjan Mitter said.

Mitter said the students will learn lessons online, complete homework and submit them online.

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