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Schools in Goa permitted to conduct offline examinations classes XI & XII

The Directorate of Education (DoE) in Goa on Wednesday permitted offline, formative and term tests for the students of classes XI and XII. Reportedly, the order has been issued on the requests of Higher Secondary schools in the state in a bid to maintain the standard of education. The Directorate has further established a set of strict COVID SOPs to prevent the spread of coronavirus due to the reopening of schools for assessments.

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Failed students of grades 9 & 11 in Goa may get to sit for 2022 Boards in lieu of the pandemic

The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has come up with a special scheme to help the failed candidates of grades 9 and 11. Reportedly, the officials are thinking to introduce a policy, wherein the unsuccessful students of standards 9 and 11 exams from the 2021 session, can appear as private applicants for the 10th and 12th board exams in 2022. As per reports, this will be a one-time provision and the citizens have been requested to send in their suggestions.

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Mobile app launched by Goa Board for class 10 & 12 students, their parents & teachers

On Monday, the Chief Minister of Goa launched the mobile app of the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. This app has been designed to cater to parents, teachers and students associated with the Goa Board at the level of class 10 and class 12. The pandemic situation has given society a tech-driven outlook and this app has been launched to safeguard the schooling of children from any unwanted disruptions.

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Goa Board examinations cancelled for grade 10 students amid escalating cases

In view of the inflating infection tallies in Goa, the state government has announced that students of grade 10 will be exempted from the slated board examinations. Declaring this decision, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant stated that all such pupils, enrolled in schools recognised by the state board, will be graded according to the marks obtained by them in internal tests. While the students were troubled by the uncertainties over the end assessment, their worries have been resolved now.

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