Srinagar: CBSE making interim arrangements for schools affected by curfews

Many schools are left with a limited window for completion of courses by October 2016 for class XII students who have to appear in board examinations in March 2017.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: August 14, 2016 9:52 pm

Central Board of Secondary Education is making interim arrangements by engaging retired teachers for teaching class XII students studying in five affiliated schools in Sringar affected due to curfews and disruptions in normal life.

With winters approaching fast many schools are left with a limited window for teaching and completion of the courses by October 2016 for class XII students who have to appear in board examinations in March 2017.

“Taking suo moto cognisance of the requests received from the schools, the board has decided to arrange for subject teachers for all five schools in the valley which may take help after assessing respective need,” read a statement issued by Ministry of HRD.

It further stated, “the board is making efforts to engage and depute retired teachers from other parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Pathankot, Chandigarh and has even written to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for the same till the resumption of regular classes again.”

The schools will rope in these former teachers after assessing their respective needs.

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