The teachers, non-teaching staff and researchers are allowed to work from home and utilise this time for research and planning.
In an official circular posted on Wednesday by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on its website, stated that in order to ensire safety of the faculty members, teachers, non-teaching staff and researchers few precautions have to be taken.
Giving list of precautions and instructions, the circular stated that the school staff of CBSE affiliated schools are allowed to work from home till March 31.
This time should be utilised for planning various academic activities. The teachers will develop online content, teaching and evaluation during this period. Further, they are instructed to prepare lesson plans, instructional material for next session.
The teachers should research, write research papers and create innovative questions for Question Bank. They should also prepare innovative projects on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat and other topics.
The circular also mentioned that this period will be considered as 'on duty' for all the faculty members, non-teaching staff, researchers including contract teachers whose contract is valod till March 31.
Besides, the contact details of the staff should be provided to the institutions, so that they may be contacted if required.