“Why did it take a pandemic to see the humanity in teaching?”
When a bus stop becomes your school: How students are forced to learn in rural Karnataka
Without internet at home, students in remote areas have found it difficult to connect to online classes in the pandemic, forcing them to log into virtual classrooms in bus stops, roadsides and temple verandahs.
Child Marriages During the Pandemic
The worsening of poverty during the pandemic may well have led to a worrying spurt in marriages of girl children in India. The information available indicates that has happened, pushing back the progress of recent decades in reducing child marriages.
Reopening Schools After COVID-19 Closures
Learning losses, widening learning inequities, compromised children’s nutrition and health, and, mental and psychological well-being and safety of children have emerged as main areas of concern as a consequence of Covid-19. It is imperative that further disruption to the lives of children is minimized, while keeping them and their caregivers…
How Covid’s Toll Compares With Other Things That Kill Us
Stacking up the disease’s impact on young and old against other causes of death in the U.S., including influenza, heart disease, car accidents and drownings.
Loss of Learning during the Pandemic
This study, undertaken in January 2021, reveals the extent and nature of learning loss in the form of regression and forgetting caused by school closures among children in public schools across primary classes.
The Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Public School Education
This policy note identifies the current and potential challenges for the education sector in the wake of the pandemic in India and looks at what the major responses of the government have been. It also discusses some crucial aspects of the outlook for public school education in India.
Life in the time of Covid-19: Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India
This study reveals that there has been a violation of the right to education and high potential of widening disparities in education. In particular, the gendered impact of the pandemic may reverse the gains made in gender parity in education and empowerment unless addressed comprehensively.