Odisha to start livestreaming of school classes on YouTube from June 21

With little chance of faculties reopening from the present tutorial session due to Covid pandemic, Odisha authorities plans to start livestreaming on-line classes for school college students of completely different classes on video-streaming web site YouTube from June 21.

In a letter to 13 of the 30 district training officers of the state, State Project Director of Odisha School Education Programme Authority(OSEPA) Bhupendra Singh Poonia stated the officers within the district have to organize two lecture rooms ideally in centre of excellence faculties/ Transformation High Schools or faculties situated close to to district headquarter cities for YouTube Live Streaming Virtual (*21*). The trial run has to be over by June 17, Poonia wrote.

The districts the place the livestreaming classes can be held are Khordha, Balangir, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Ganjam, Koraput Puri, Dhenkanal, Sundargarh, Nayagarh, Bhadrak, Balasore and Sambalpur.

Poonia stated throughout stay classes, college students can put up questions for topic lecturers and people questions will probably be addressed instantly after the session is over, in a time slot allotted for the interactive question-answer session,”

Live streaming is a intimate methodology of delivering participating content material to the school neighborhood.

The OSEPA within the letter to faculties stated the lecture rooms ought to have partitions painted white with low value sound proofing.

“There should be sufficient light in the room with special lights or halogen for video recording. Rooms should have AC or at least ceiling fans. A white board (preferably of size 5×4 ft) with marker pens and stand for whiteboard and a flex banner of 6×4 ft size with uniform print matter is needed,” Poonia wrote.

The different necessities are desktop /laptop computer with at the least 4 GB ram, i5 processor, greater than 2 USB ports, 2 cameras, both camcorder video digicam or webcam of excessive decision with autofocus/zoom, HDMI Capture Card/ HDMI USB adapter, a wi-fi lapel microphone, stand (tripod or different) for digicam.

The YouTube livestreaming for school college students comes a year after Odisha school and mass training division tried on-line studying by means of WhatsApp, Google Meet, Zoom and Skype. Study supplies, contents of completely different topics in addition to written notes had been shared on WhatsApp for college students of Class II to X. After classes obtained over, college students had been required to put up lesson worksheet of their WhatsApp teams. Teachers posted solutions within the group by 7 pm. The Odisha School Education Programme Authority additionally telecast extra video classes on chapters of completely different topics for Class X on DD Odia TV channel.

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