CONCEPT NOTE Equitable Universal Quality Education is the foundation for a country’s development. It is a powerful tool for larger social good and social transformation to make India truly into a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic. India being wedded to parliamentary democracy, the role of education, especially universalisation of equitable…
SIAfFRE Formed! Bangalore Declaration
Two Day Workshop to Reflect on The Status of Fundamental Right to Education and The Way Forward APRIL 1&2, 2023 ORGANISERS South Indian Alliance For Fundamental Right To Education (SIAFFRE) (comprising of) People’s Alliance For Fundamental Right To Education (PAFRE) All India Primary Teachers Federation (AIPTF) National…
COVID-19 Learning Loss and Recovery: Panel Data Evidence from India
AbstractWe use a near-representative household panel survey of ∼19,000 primary-school-aged children in rural Tamil Nadu to study the extent of ‘learning loss’ after COVID-19 school closures, the pace of recovery in the months after schools reopened, and the role of a flagship compensatory intervention introduced by the state government. Students…
Cries of Anguish
The main finding of this study of households in Karnataka, Telangana and Tamil Nadu is the following: Poor parents are desperate about the education future of their children and fully conscious of the devastating toll that prolonged school closure has taken on the learning, socio-emotional development and behaviour of their…
Stalin urged to convene national meet on education
In a letter, the National Coalition on the Education Emergency (NCEE) said it wanted the Tamil Nadu government to spearhead the discussion as it had already launched such pioneering initiatives as ‘Illam Thedi Kalvi’ and ‘Ennum Ezhuthum’ to address the pandemic’s impact on education.
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.
COVID-19: Night curfew in Tamil Nadu from Jan 6, complete lockdown on Jan 9
No physical classes for students in classes 1 to 9; on Jan 9 only essential services will function
TN children’s policy released by Stalin, envisages multi-pronged approach to protect child rights
An exclusive multi-sectoral advisory group will be constituted at the state level for the implementation of the policy and further monitoring
Tamil Nadu schools to reopen for Classes I to VIII on November 1
A section of students of Classes I to VIII will be returning to their respective campuses on Monday, after a gap of nearly 20 months.