Creation of WhatsApp groups, website is digital literacy: Dir Edu

Srinagar, Feb 4: Director Schools Education Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo on Monday said that creation of WhatsApp groups and website for the parents will help in creating participatory atmosphere for them in getting the apt academic knowledge of their wards.
Dr. Itoo said that the parents and students will be informed about each and everything related to schools and the studies of their wards while as the additional lectures, experts lecture and additional academic support will always be available on WhatsApp groups and websites.
He added that in view of law and order situation, the schools are being closed sometimes, therefore the parents as well as the students will also be informed about the closure of schools on these groups and websites in case need arises to suspend the classes on the day.
It will ease the parents as well as students in every aspect as the parents will be informed about the studies of their wards on these groups, he said, adding that the WhatsApp groups and website is tantamount to digital literacy here and will help in creating the participatory atmosphere for parents.
Meanwhile, DSEK visited Tral schools today where he launched the websites and WhatsApp groups for students. “Such visits to schools and launching of these facilities will continue till the schools reopen in Kashmir after three-month-long winter break,” Dr. Itoo said.
The programme was organized in Higher Secondary Tral and Noorpora Tral School today. (KNS)