In the present scenario due to Covid-19, digital/online education becomes a necessary platform for students to continue their studies. Under the edges of Digital/Online initiative, the Department of School Education, Punjab is already providing Online Education to the students by various modes like Mobile App(s), YouTube Channel (named “Edusat Punjab”) Radio, E-books, WhatsApp and various DTH/Cable TV Channel.
The initiative was taken to enhance the learning level of students by providing them quality multimedia based Econtent for better understanding of concepts. However, in remote areas having lack of teachers and internet facility, Edusat ROT (satcom) is one the best medium to provide education Training Sessions, English Speaking Skills, meet a Scientist, Meet a Personality, Motivational Lectures, Competitive Coaching/Examination Preparation, Traffic Awareness, Health Tips etc. programs through EDUSAT Satellite Network ROTs (Receive Only Terminals) in 3289 Schools for 6th to 12th classes
(Presently, no telecast on EDUSAT, because ROT are installed in Schools and schools are closed due to COvid-19, but in order to substitute the content broadcasted through Edusat the same has been provided via YouTube channel).
Audio content specially Language based subjects being delivered on Akashwani Radio at regional level.
Hindi, English, Maths, Science, Social Science, Computers, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Punjabi, Special Programs, Training
Sessions, English enhancement Skills, for various classes, 2000+ video lectures,
19668 hours watch time, 619155 viewers so far.
Created during Lockdown and is being used by all the teachers and students having Internet Access.
Month-wise eBook Distribution through Google Drive to students from classes 1 to 12 is to make available the content in different forms. The content is made easier for the students to download and study from syllabus based eBooks on day/week/month-wise as per the planned curriculum and to bring uniformity in the teaching/learning process.
WhatsApp: Teachers have been created WhatsApp groups of their respective classes in which learning material, e-content, assignments and other information is shared on a daily basis.
During this covid-19 situation online classes are conducted through teachers with the help of various online methods/Apps by one to one interaction mode.
6130 Govt. Schools have been provided well equipped computer labs. Apart from this, 4170 Multimedia Devices like LFDs (large front display), LCDs, KYANs have also been provided in schools for joyful learning of students. 8061 Smart classrooms have also been set up in Govt. schools and 5594 smart classrooms are in process.