Schools must bring a reformative approach, post pandemic: Mrs. Gool Ghadiali, Principal, GHP Schools

MUMBAI : The coronavirus pandemic has seriously changed the norms of the education system. Almost all aspects of learning such as format of evaluation, role of technology, curriculum are being reformed.

As per the respective state government nods many schools are planning to reopen. Gopal Sharma Group of Schools is also set to examine the classrooms of the future. As a chain of schools, they have changed their style of teaching and pedagogy by understanding the need of the hour for the holistic development of a child. Gopal Sharma Group of Schools saw the necessity to change the orthodox art of teaching & learning with the advent of digital education.

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the need to reform the curriculum with job creation as the objective of the future. Therefore, at Gopal Sharma Group of Schools learning has become more collaborative, comprehensive, and integrated. Children have access to several classes and are interacting with various other groups of peers increasing their knowledge of people around them. The pandemic has prepared children for futuristic thinking. They have become technologically very strong and digitally responsible to understand that too much screen time is not required.

There are several challenges to reopen the schools post-COVID in terms of convincing the parents, adapting digital intervention, understanding the psychology of children, student wellness, and following the safety norms. Despite all the challenges, Gopal Sharma Group of Schools assures on the quality of education and the safety of students.

Speaking on the reopening of schools, Mrs Gool Ghadiali, Principal, Gopal Sharma Group of Schools, said, “Boundaries of learning have been altered during the last one n half years. Learning is no longer limited to a classroom or classes next door to the learners in the vicinity. The pandemic has got families of our students closer to the school family. It’s only jointly that we have been able to successfully deliver two academic years without affecting our academic results.”