Students' absence influences the revising strategy in Odisha.

Odisha governments proposal to shorten summer break to address student learning disruption caused by Covid-19 pandemic has failed to yield fruitful results . Over 30% of students currently not attending classes .

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha governments' proposal to shorten their summer break to address student learning disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has failed to yield fruitful results, with over 30% of students currently not attending classes.To implement learning recovery strategies (LRP), the government had reduced the vacation this year from 48 to 11 days.Schools are reviving last year's activities in classes from 6 to 9am as the LRP programs are yet to begin.Students in classes I to VIII are also served cooked mid-day meals.

In some areas, the attendance rate at the higher secondary level is spotty low.There hasn't been a module to implement the LRP for teachers.According to Prakash Chandra Mohanty, secretary of the Odisha Secondary School Teachers Association, they are revising previous classes lessons that students struggled to grasp as a result of the closure of offline classes during the pandemic.Teachers said they had been given a booklet outlining the topics they would teach during this time period.

Students are being taught as per the activity calendar provided to teachers at the moment.According to an official communiqué from the school and mass education department, the competitions are scheduled to open on May 18.To bring students back to school, the school and community education department has requested that all district collectors plan ahead of time.The whereabouts of the students missing should be investigated.