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…
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…
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.
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.
No physical classes for students in classes 1 to 9; on Jan 9 only essential services will function
An exclusive multi-sectoral advisory group will be constituted at the state level for the implementation of the policy and further monitoring
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.
The scheme would be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 200 crore from this fiscal with participation of teachers, volunteers, NGOs and educationists