NCERT Alternative Academic Calendar (8 week) for Primary classes released by HRD Minister

Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on July 2, 2020 released an 8-week Alternative Academic Calendar for Primary classes (1 to 5) developed by NCERT.  The alternative calendar guides teachers on how to use various technological and social media tools to educate students while they are at home

NCERT has developed a week-wise plan for the primary stage keeping in view the availability of tools with the teachers.

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal wrote in his tweet, “Launched an 8-week Alternative Academic Calendar for the primary stage today. This Calendar contains detailed guidelines for teachers on the use of technology & social media tools to impart education while the students are at home.”

Interesting activities and challenges, with reference to the themes and chapters taken from the syllabus or textbook across the subject areas have been included in the week-wise plan. Most importantly, it maps the themes with the learning outcomes.


Click here to check the Alternative Academic Calendar for Primary Stage