It is astonishing that public expenditure data on the education sector are not easily available
NCEE questions Govt.’s reluctance in opening schools despite the lifting of curfew in Bengaluru
Press release by National Coalition on the Education Emergency (NCEE) dated January 22, 2022. Schools in Bengaluru remain closed while malls, theaters, pubs and restaurants have been kept open. As of 21 January, the weekend curfew has been lifted as well. It is tragic that schools are closed when there…
‘Public Expenditure on Children – An Analysis of Pre and Post Covid period across 14 Indian States’
This report by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS), Bangalore analyses public expenditure on children in the age-group of 0-18 yrs during the pre and post pandemic period. It argues for greater attention to their needs to build resilience and compensate for the losses they have suffered.
Curfew is lifted ? OPEN SCHOOLS NOW!
January 22, 2022 Schools in Bengaluru remain closed while malls, theatres, pubs and restaurants have been kept open. As of 21 January, the weekend curfew has been lifted as well. The decision to keep schools closed is having catastrophic consequences on children. Schools had only recently started opening after remaining…
Maharashtra govt proposes reopening school campuses from Monday
The Maharashtra School Education department has proposed reopening of schools for offline classes from Monday. The proposal has been sent to the Chief Minister’s Office and a decision is expected in the cabinet meeting on Thursday.
Union Budget 2022: Fund offline classes, not edtech, for school children, say activists
Budget 2022: Educationists also want to see higher allocation for schools, teacher training to close learning gaps left during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tamil Nadu govt shuts schools till January 31 due to Covid-19 surge
Amid the surge in the COVID-19 cases, the Tamil Nadu Government on Sunday declared a holiday in schools for all classes till January 31.
Schools in Andhra Pradesh to reopen today
Education Minister Dr Adimulapu Suresh said the government is not contemplating to extend the festival holidays to educational institutions in AP
Covid-19: The perils of the digital divide
Digital education poses many challenges, which are psychological, socio-economic, and gendered. To ensure inclusive and wholesome education, schools must reopen.