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Thursday, October 28, 2021



Approach to teaching post Covid-19 should respond to socio-emotional issues of students, study recommends

September 08, 2021 8:55 am

According to the researchers, the study was conducted in August 2021 to capture teachers' voices on what has happened during school closure due to the pandemic. It also aimed to recommend what needs to be done once schools reopen.

IEThinc session to discuss way forward for education amid pandemic

March 26, 2021 5:20 am

The session will be moderated by Uma Vishnu, Senior Editor, The Indian Express.

Last child matters

October 30, 2020 8:15 am

ASER report flags burden of digital inequality on children, and opportunity for government schools.

ASER survey: In Covid year, more kids in govt schools, many not enrolled

October 29, 2020 11:06 am

While changes in school enrollment can only be accurately measured once schools reopen and children return to their classrooms, ASER 2020 shows that 5.5 per cent children are not currently enrolled for the 2020-21 school year, up from 4 per cent in 2018.

1 in 4 kids entering Class 1 before they are ready for school: Report

January 15, 2020 9:23 am

The consequence of entering school before they are age-ready is that children are met with the curriculum expectations of formal schooling before their cognitive skills are developed enough.

Parents prefer private schools for boys, govt for girls: ASER Report

January 14, 2020 5:06 pm

According to the report, among 4-5 year old children, 56.8 per cent girls and 50.4 per cent boys are enrolled in government schools or pre-schools, while 43.2 per cent girls and 49.6 per cent boys are enrolled in private pre-schools or schools.

ASER 2018: In Math, education survey finds a growing gender divide

January 17, 2019 7:06 am

Wilima Wadhwa, director, ASER Centre, said it is possible that the gender gap in Mathematics is reinforced by existing perceptions on mathematical ability of girls.

ASER for Rural India 2018: In basic reading, Punjab numbers better than the national average

January 16, 2019 10:58 am

Enrollment has seen improvement and more students can now carry out basic subtraction and division. ASER-2018 Rural India report also says that in Punjab, girls are performing way better than boys in all age groups.

Only 44.2% class 5 students in govt schools can read class 2 level text: ASER report

January 23, 2019 12:41 pm

The highest reading levels were from Himachal Pradesh with 74.5 per cent students being able to read class 2 level text and the lowest number was from Jharkhand with only 29.4 per cent read-ability, as per the reprot.

A mirage called equality

January 26, 2018 12:05 am

Wide disparities and shrinking freedoms mark the arduous journey of the republic.