Landscape Report on Educational Technology in Schools

— Prof. Rajaram S. Sharma, Former Joint Director, CIET, NCERT, New Delhi The evolution of mass education has resulted in a school model which involves structuring and age-wise stratification, organisation of curricula, training of teachers in the techniques of instruction, classroom processes, enablers such as timetables or lesson plans and…

STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON CHILDREN IN FOUR STATES IN INDIA

Read the report here Tata Trusts commissioned and supported a research study to assess and understand “Impact of Covid-19 on Children in 4 States – Jharkhand, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.” The study aimed at understand impact of the pandemic in multi-dimensional manner, going beyond only education or livelihood. The…

NCEE recommends that blanket school closures not be an immediate response to the air pollution crisis in Delhi.

The Delhi government had closed primary schools last week, based on a recommendation from the NCPCR, owing to the air pollution crisis in the city. As the air quality has improved, schools have been re-opened from today. While the concern about the health and well-being of children is valid, the…

NCEE is hiring

Position: Coordinator Organisation: National Coalition on the Education EmergencyLocation: Bengaluru/Delhi (preferred) About the Organisation: The National Coalition on the Education Emergency is a group of individuals and organisations that have come together to work on issues relating to the impact on the pandemic on school education in India. The NCEE…

Insights from a Study of Middle School Students’ Foundational Mathematics and Language Skills

Introduction 175 students from government higher primary schools in Bengaluru were engaged as part of a study to understand their learning needs in the context of schools being re-opened after the prolonged school closures during the pandemic. The study was conducted through a series of activities wherein students worked individually,…

Digital Dollar? An exploratory study of the investments by IFC in the Indian educational technology sector

A review of the investee companies of International Finance Corporation reveals that there are serious gaps between the work of these companies, and the priorities of Indian education, with respect to questions of access, affordability and inclusion; adherence to labor, environment and child protection standards, and quality of services