They stated that it will likely be a herculean task to complete the entire syllabus within the on-line mode as additionally they have to take display time into consideration. “It is definitely going to be difficult. In fact, we are preparing our year plan and are trying to fit everything in, but it is looking practically impossible,” stated Latha Shankar, principal, P Obul Reddy Public School. She stated that as per the board’s directive, they will conduct lessons just for 5 days per week and that too for 3 hours a day within the on-line mode.
“Unless physical classes resume by June or July, the board should re-examine its decision or else schools will have no option except to take extra classes,” she added.
Just a few others stated that the least the board may do is change the query paper sample and make it extra pupil-pleasant.
“Equal weightage should be given to objective and subjective type questions at least for the coming academic year. In the objective type, they should also have questions related to logical thinking along with the subject,” stated Simi Nagi, principal, Pallavi Model School, including that after the bodily lessons resume in full swing, the board can once more return to being stringent, however for now it has to give precedence to curiosity of college students.
Some of the principals, nevertheless, stated that as the choice has been taken nicely prematurely, colleges can put together college students higher for the examinations even with 100% syllabus.
“Down the line, there is a possibility that the board might reconsider its decision and reduce the syllabus. But, right now, we have to be prepared to teach students the entire syllabus. In a way, it’s good as there are many chapters which will have a link to related topics in the next or higher class. Skipping them now will make it difficult for students in the future,” stated S Narasimha Reddy, principal, Hyderabad Public School, Ramanthapur.