Kerala : Kerala Launches School TV Channel & Study Groups For Kids With No Access To Internet
While the whole country is struggling with the Coronavirus pandemic, it is inspiring how the state of Kerala has been handling the pandemic. In another progressive step, the state has ensured that even the kids without access to the internet or smartphones get the proper education.
As per the PTI reports, Kerala’s State Education Department has started online sessions named ‘First Bell’. These sessions will not only be available online but also be telecast through VICTERS TV Channel. The classes will be available for classes 1 to 12 from 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM on weekdays.
This channel is available for free on cable networks and also over the internet, and direct-to-home all across the state.
The study that was conducted on students in the state’s government schools found that more than 2.6 lakh students had no facilities for online classes.