The overwhelming majority of India’s 250 million children who are now returning to schools had no regular contact with teachers or structured learning opportunities during the pandemic, leading to an education emergency of incalculable proportions. Yet, state governments are re-opening schools as if nothing serious occurred: students have been moved up by two grades and the normal syllabus is being followed, often after a short remedial course to bring them “up to grade level”.
To help state governments and education professionals address this grave situation, India’s National Coalition on Education Emergency (NCEE) has released “A Future at Stake – Guidelines and Principles to Resume and Renew Education” along with other essential resources to help with the reopening of schools.
Click here to download the complete document ‘A Future at Stake’
Click here to watch its online presentation.