VIBGYOR Group of Schools commences academic year with Virtual Learning Sessions amidst lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic

VIBGYOR Group of Schools

– 38 schools across 14 cities begin new academic session through Virtual Learning
– Virtual classes witness overwhelming response from students, parents

June 2, 2020: VIBGYOR Group of Schools commenced the highly anticipated academic session in 38 schools in 14 cities across India through Virtual Learning Sessions (VLS) amidst lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The parents wholeheartedly supported to maintain continuity of education through Virtual Learning Sessionsto aid the ‘StudyfromHome’ programme initiated by the school.

VIGBYOR’s opening of schools is in sync with the government directives of maintaining continuity through virtual education especially in the zones which are still under lockdown. Students across different locations have been asked to maintain punctuality and discipline by logging-in on time, assist in the smooth functioning of online-classroom activities throughout the day. Attendance is marked for every student when they log-in for every session. Students were also asked to dress in smart casuals for the sessions to maintain decorum.

The teachers have been asked to brief all students about hygiene-related issues, social distancing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle through regular physical activities along with regularly completing their school assignments. The teachers have been guiding students in getting adjusted to the ‘new normal’ and virtual learning.  VIBGYOR has partnered with Microsoft Teams and TCS iON to provide support to conduct online education and have been training the teachers on these platforms since the past two months keeping in mind the uncertainty of the lockdown period.

The school is engaging the students in two batches – one in the morning and afternoon. The morning batch consists of students from Grade 8-12 and commences from 8 am to 12.30 pm and constitute 30 minutes of learning sessions along with a 10-minute break between every session. Similar to a physical environment, VIBGYOR maintained a 20-minute recess for the students. While the senior classes had a longer session, students from Grade 1 to 7 had a three-hour session starting from 3-6 pm.

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VIGBYOR Group of Schools, Spokesperson said, “This is for the first time ever that schools have gone online thus creating one of the biggest virtual classroom set-ups the world has ever witnessed. We congratulate all students, parents, teachers, and all stakeholders associated with VIBGYOR schools for extending their support during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also extend our wishes to every student in India for their new academic session and welcome them to the new age of learning.”

About VIBGYOR Group of Schools

Founded in 2004, VIBGYOR Group of Schools, recognised as India’s Most Admired Brands in Education 2018, is a leading chain of K-12 schools known for its quality education and academic excellence. The Group offers a unique range of world-class educational services for the holistic development of students in curricular and co-curricular studies across all its schools. Under the leadership of Mr. RustomKerawalla, Founder Chairman of the institution, VIBGYOR Group is set to explore new horizons with 39 schools in 14 major cities, reaching out to more than 55000 students nationwide.

VIBGYOR High caters to the students from Grades 1 to 12, and VIBGYOR Kids to the Pre-Primary segment with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 on an average. VIBGYOR High provides a mixed spectrum of national and international levels of education in affiliation with CISCE, CBSE andCambridge International. VIBGYOR Roots and Rise offers CBSE Board curriculum. VIBGYOR Roots caters to Pre-Primary Division while VIBGYOR Rise caters to Primary and Secondary students with a student-teacher ratio of 15:1 on an average.

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