One of the Coimbatore coordinators, T Arulanandham said that the department would hold elections for the posts of SMC president, vice-president, and members.
Covid widens rich-poor gap in learning
The survey “Cries of Anguish” conducted by the National Coalition on the Education Emergency has attributed the development to online classes, parents guiding their children themselves, and the effect of private tuition
Universal Periodic Review (WGHR)
The report by the Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN (WGHR) can be accessed here
Haryana to distribute 2.5 lakh tablets among Class 10-12 students of govt schools next month
Haryana govt. to distribute 2.5 lakh tablets to Class 10-12 students of government schools in May. Procurement of personalised and adaptive learning (PAL) software (for Classes 9 to 12), which will cost more than ₹5 crore is also planned
Tamil Nadu: Primary Schools To Get Smart Classes
Government announces that smart classrooms would be built in all 23,000 government primary schools in the next four years, with 7,500 coming up at ₹150 crore in 2022-23.
Public hearing – Covid Impact on Education of Vulnerable Children
ActionAid Association and Slum Mahila Sanghatane organized a public hearing on the impact of Covid-19 on Children’s Education on the 22nd of March at SCM House Bangalore. Download Report of Jury on the Public Hearing COVID has had a terrible impact on every aspect of life, as we all know.…
Post pandemic, literacy takes a hit among underprivileged households in south Indian states
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.
Pandemic and Education: Most Parents Report Behaviour Changes, Learning Losses
The study revealed that the sustained school closure only widened the existing social and economic gaps.
With school closures fuelling inequality, fears grow that a whole generation might be lost
Without urgent action, many countries could end up without the skilled workers they need for their future development, says UNICEF’s head of education.
The Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Economic Distress on Education: A View from the Margins
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 –…