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A survey by the National Coalition of Education Emergency (NCEE) in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Telangana, shows the disastrous learning competencies among students, especially from underprivileged backgrounds.
The study revealed that the sustained school closure only widened the existing social and economic gaps.
Without urgent action, many countries could end up without the skilled workers they need for their future development, says UNICEF’s head of education.
This study indicates to three critical points – (1) the educational situation is different for children who are marginalised – they face a historical and infrastructural deprivation along with a social one, (2) this influences both girls and boys, but girls bear a brunt only because they are girls –…
As education went online during the pandemic, lakhs of children from poorer households with no smartphones and access to the internet were missed out.
The National Coalition of Education Emergency (NCEE) has criticised educators, educational institutions and individuals for exclusion of Hijab wearing Muslim women students from education institutions.