PANJIM: Goa University (GU) today has issued a circular directing it’s affiliated colleges to commence online classes for the academic year 2020-21 from September 1, 2020.
“According to special ordinance issued by Goa University on Monday, it has decided to commence online classes for its affiliated colleges in the state from 1st September 2020. The classes will resume for academic year 2020 – 21.” the circular issued by University states
The state has trained around 11,000 school teachers in giving classes online, which they are now expected to use in the coming weeks as they await the reopening of schools
Goa officially shut down the schools, colleges, till August 31, 2020, amid the rising coronavirus outbreak in the country, said CM Pramod Sawant on Saturday (March 14, 2020)
The disease which originated in China’s Wuhan city in December last year has so far spread to more than 100 countries, infecting over 1,30,000 people. The World Health Organisation
(WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic.