A study conducted by SSA on August 10 with the help of teachers in public and private schools found that a large number of students had dropped out of school due to the epidemic. The Education Management Information System (EMIS) portal of the Government of Tamil Nadu updates the status of students in schools who have not rejoined the class.
The SSA team observed that 2,09 out of 07,258 school students in Coimbatore district were not seen participating in school activities while being tracked using the EMIS portal.
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An official of the SSA, who did not want to be named, said as the list of other districts was being finalized, “In Coimbatore district, we found that 24,977 students were not actively involved in school-related activities. For one month, we considered them part of the school.” No. ”
The SSA team with the school’s teachers found that most of the students who did not attend classes after losing their parents ’jobs due to the Kovid-1 pandemic epidemic had left the district of Coimbatore.
The team can trace that most of these students were living in their parents ’homeland. With the help of SSA authorities in the respective districts, they have been able to re-admit these students to schools and other educational institutions where they are now staying.
According to the SSA official, the survey confirmed that students will return to school in one district. Some students opt for the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) and Polytechnic courses after finishing the tenth grade, while students from schools below the tenth grade rejoin the district school.
“We have found the educational status of 21,000 school dropouts in Coimbatore district and confirmed that 60 per cent of these students will return to school as well as complete ITI and polytechnic courses,” the SSA official said.
SSA officials are trying to find the remaining students and bring them back to school.
The survey found that parents were using their children as helpers in farming as well as raising cows, goats, chickens, but were against their children returning to school due to lack of awareness. However, with the intervention of SSA and teachers, the parents allowed the children to return to school.
The SSA official said, “This is a difficult task and we think a follow-up is needed so that students do not leave their school and the teachers have assured us of their full support. SSA will also create a network in the district concerned and ensure that children go to school.” ”
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