Odisha to start livestreaming of school classes on YouTube from June 21
BHUBANESWAR [Maha Media]: With little possibility of schools reopening from the current academic session due to the Covid pandemic, the Odisha government plans to start livestreaming online classes for school students of different classes on the video-streaming website YouTube from June 21.
In a letter to 13 of the 30 district education officers of the state, State Project Director of Odisha School Education Programme Authority(OSEPA) Bhupendra Singh Poonia said the officials in the district have to arrange two classrooms preferably in centre of excellence schools/ Transformation High Schools or schools located near to district headquarter towns for YouTube Live Streaming Virtual Classes. The trial run has to be over by June 17, Poonia wrote. The districts where the livestreaming classes would be held are Khordha, Balangir, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Ganjam, Koraput Puri, Dhenkanal, Sundargarh, Nayagarh, Bhadrak, Balasore and Sambalpur. Poonia said during live sessions, students can put up questions for the subject teachers and those questions will be addressed immediately after the session is over, in a time slot allotted for the interactive question-answer session,”