Latest Update: Education Emergency Policy Tracker

Information on policy measures being taken by state and the central governments

Education Emergency!

The National Coalition on the Education Emergency has been established to provide a forum for individuals and organizations to come together and build a larger awareness of the crisis arising from keeping schools closed, and build social pressure to carefully open schools and to ensure structured learning opportunities for all children, especially those from the marginalized groups. The Coalition will aim to collate and develop models of teaching that provide meaningful opportunities for student learning, both in schools and in community learning centers.

Three working groups have been set up after the first consultation of the Coalition, on 16th July, to take the work of the coalition forward.

1. Working group – Education support to communities

A Working group on Education support to communities has been set up which is working on producing a compilation of NGO interventions providing meaningful learning opportunities to students during COVID. The template for compiling the intervention experiences is available here.

This group plans to create a policy brief laying out principles for education support, develop/curate simple resources with ideas and activities for teachers and for parents (to aid caregivers in engaging with children and support their learning), etc.

2. Working group – Social Mobilization

The Working Group on Social Mobilization” will organize meetings with interested individuals and groups in different states to build a larger discourse on the education emergency, and create social pressure across the country for careful/phased school opening. The meeting will discuss and plan the activities for this group.

The group will organize translations of materials including the note on education emergency into other languages to reach the message to parents, worker groups, communities. The group is also aiming to create small/simple video messages, posters for a wider audience.

3. Working group – Research

The Working Group on Research is working on creating a compendium of research studies; prepare a policy tracker tool comparing states/ districts on their actions/decisions relating to school education. The group is also planning a rapid survey to collect data from the ground.

If you would like more information or would like to join our efforts.

Email us: info[at]educationemergency[dot].net

See Note on the Education Emergency

Bengali, পটভূমি ও প্রেক্ষাপট

English RESUME and RENEW Education for 26 Crore Children!

Hindi, शिक्षा आपातकाल पर राष्ट्रीय सहभागिता

Kannada, ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ತುರ್ತುಪರಿಸ್ಥಿತಿ ಒಕ್ಕೂಟ

Malayalam വിദ്യാഭാസത്തിൽഅടിയന്തിരശ്രദ്ധ ക്ഷണിക്കുന്ന ദേശീയ കൂട്ടായ്മ

Telugu పిల్లల కోసం విద్యను పునరుద్ధరించండి మరియు పునరుద్ధరించండి!

Resource repository for coalition (including working documents)