As the students in Kerala had been facing problems with continuing their education during the lockdown, the state government has now started delivering virtual classes through the KITE Victers channel. The Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education, KITE- Victers channel will be airing the education content for the students under a program named ‘First Bell.’ In order to start streaming the live classes, students need to log-on to the official website @ https://victers.kite.kerala.gov.in/ and then click on the given link for starting streaming live classes. These classes have been envisaged by the government to help students study during the lockdown as the schools across the state have now been announced shut till 30th June 2020.
KITE Victers Channel: Details Shared By The Government
While interacting with the media, Mr. K Jeevan Babu, Director of Public Instruction, said, “We very well know the situation of COVID-19, it’s spread and how dangerous it is. We need the nod of the centre and the state government to open schools and start regular classes. So the department had decided to start online classes. The classes will be through KITE Victers channel.” Check >> Kerala Government To Conduct Online Classes For School Students: Check Details
He further added that “We are not entering into a regular school period. We are unable to open the schools considering the health situation across the world. Our students have even written their tenth and plus two exams under these trying circumstances.”
The timetable for the classes to be streamed on the channel has already been shared on the official website of the channel. The classes will be held from Monday to Friday for students of classes 1st to 10th and class 12th. The sessions will be telecast from 8.30 AM and will last till 5.30 PM. There will be different time slots for each class ranging from half an hour to two hours.
KITE Victers Channel: Classes Have Been Planned Properly
While addressing the concerns of students without the facility of internet, Mr. K Jeevan babu said, “We have entrusted the class teachers and school headmasters or principals to make sure that students have access to a television or a smartphone or a computer, and internet for the classes. If not, they should find an alternative for the students to attend the online classes either in real-time or later.” Check Also >> Kerala SSLC, Plus Two Exam 2020: Centre Correction Window Opened, Apply @hscap.kerala.gov.in
Some of the alternatives suggested by the government include friends, neighbors, public libraries, and Akshaya centres. It was further added that all the classes would be available for download later on. This will help in compiling the lessons and sharing them with the students who have missed the classes due to any given reasons.
So, it is an incredible opportunity for students to continue their studies during the lockdown and should, therefore, must be availed of on a priority basis.