Schools ought to consider in making certain scholar security and nicely-being. We intend to proceed with assessments via our digital platforms. In the previous couple of months, we have now perfected and honed our methods of instructing, studying and assessments utilizing digital platforms successfully. We have skilled each our workers and college students to easily transition to digital modes of assessments whereas attempting to make sure the best requirements of educational honesty.
–Nandini Ghatak, educational head-center college, Aditya Birla World Academy, Mumbai
Flexibility to decide on
Students should be given an possibility to decide on between the offline and on-line exam because the COVID-19 disaster is but to recover from. Schools can put together completely different units of query paper with equal issue degree to make sure a degree enjoying area between college students showing both in on-line or offline mode. Those who’ve been attending on-line classes and migrated to their house city after COVID-19 outbreak final yr must be allowed to look for offline exam of their house districts if wanted.
— Indra Mani Upadhyay, PGT Hindi, Kendriya Vidyalaya, CRPF Bijnaur, Lucknow
Offline exam is one of the best
COVID has taught us find out how to take care of the disaster and find out how to overcome it. I really feel clear assessments are necessary to test the tutorial talents of a scholar. The conventional methodology of evaluation provides us a greater approach to take a look at the topic information of the scholar. Online platforms are but to get idiot proof to forestall dishonest. As we have now protocols in place and by following the SOPs, all of us may also help forestall the unfold of the virus and conduct offline exams safely. The conventional methodology of evaluation is the most suitable choice.
— Vanithalokesh S Okay, principal, BMN Public School, Bengaluru
Flip aspect of on-line exam
Education is one of the sectors which have been hit arduous on account of Coronavirus. However, human ingenuity has proven a method out of this disaster. Technology-based academic instruments have ensured that the method of instructing and studying stays unhindered. Still, the best problem in schooling now could be in regards to the conduct of examination. To some extent, on-line examinations have responded to this problem, however there are additionally lingering doubts about their feasibility, equity and egalitarian thrust. The benefits of conducting on-line exams can’t be ignored. But there’s a flip aspect, too. It could deepen and intensify the ‘digital divide’ among the many college students and push the poorer amongst them to the peripheries. There can also be no assure that it’s going to completely obliterate unfair means within the exams. It appears the unfavorable aspect of on-line exams weighs far more than the constructive aspect.
— Sr Christina SCV, principal, De Paul Public college, Kalpetta, Wayanad