Read the report here Tata Trusts commissioned and supported a research study to assess and understand “Impact of Covid-19 on Children in 4 States – Jharkhand, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.” The study aimed at understand impact of the pandemic in multi-dimensional manner, going beyond only education or livelihood. The…
NCEE supports Bihar Kalam Satyagraha
The Bihar Kalam Satyagraha is a movement that is seeking to bring together citizen awareness on the quality of education in the state. It has been established beyond doubt that poor quality of education further leads to unemployment, rise in crime and unrest, among other things. Bihar often features at…
Cries of Anguish
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…
Maharashtra to take call on reopening of schools in next 15 days
As the number of infections among children in the “third wave” of the pandemic is very low, the Maharashtra government will take a call on reopening schools in the next 15 days.
Kids’ low infection rate doesn’t warrant school closure: DPI
As many as 860 children in the age group of 6 to 16 years have tested positive for Covid-19 in the third wave in the state, as per the data collated by the department of public instruction (DPI). The department says that the number of infected children is only a…
Mumbai: Group of experts launch online campaign to reopen schools for children
Apart from an immediate resumption of schools, the group also wants no disruptive social distancing, no emergency-use jabs and no asymptomatic Covid testing for kids.
Campaign strives to send children to school in 2022
Backed by teachers, parents and doctors, the initiative says children deserve normalcy in the New Year as they have lost too much in the name of COVID measures
Interview on Suno India podcast featuring the NCEE and “ A Future at Stake”
In this podcast of The Suno India Show, host Kunika Balhotra speaks with Dr Sajitha Bashir, the author of the report, to understand what steps schools and governments should take to address this education emergency. Click here to listen.
With National Education Policy mandate, Odisha bats for mother tongue of tribals
The new National Education Policy lays emphasis on imparting teaching in mother tongue in primary classes. But when the language-base of Odisha’s adivasi communities is as diverse as 21 spoken languages further divided into 74 dialects, the task appears to be quite onerous.