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BHOPAL: The schools up to fifth standard are not going reopen in the state. After the examinations, the schools up to fifth standard will remain closed till the coronavirus is completely wiped out.

Minister of State for School Education (independent charge) Inder Singh Parmar told journalists at a press conference on Thursday.

The government’s priority is to conduct examinations, Parmar said, adding that examinations for students of classes 10 and 12 will be conducted offline. Besides that, the private schools have been told to conduct offline or online examinations and guidelines have been issued for that, Parmar added. Once the examinations are over, the government will mull over the new session, he said.

As the corona pandemic is not yet over, the government will mull over reopening of schools after the examinations are over, but the classes up to fifth standard will remain shut, he said.

Teachers will be imparted training in Bhopal: Minister of State for School Education Inder Singh Parmar said a two-day national workshop would be held to improve school education in the state.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is going to inaugurate the workshop on Friday, he said. Vidya Bharti Higher Educational Centre and National Teachers’ Council are organising the workshop.

M Jagdish Kumar from Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Kailash Chandra Sharma from Kurukshetra University and Narendra Kumar Taneja from Chaudhary Charan Singh University will take part in the workshop.

There will be interactions with experts and case studies at the workshop. A report will be prepared after that. About sending of teachers by Kamal Nath government to South Korea, he said some people go after foreign language; whereas the seed of education was sown in India.

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