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
Impacts of the pandemic on the Indian education system, mitigation efforts by the NCEE and next steps
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.
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…
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 campaign, ‘Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav’, is being steered by the ministry of women and child development in partnership with the ministry of education. Highlighting the government’s focus on convergence and coordination between ministries, departments and states, WCD minister Smriti Irani said that she was certain that by May all…
As education went online during the pandemic, lakhs of children from poorer households with no smartphones and access to the internet were missed out.