February 01, 2022 9:38 am
The survey acknowledges that long spells of school closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic and a stark digital divide have had a 'significant impact' on the education sector affecting lakhs of schools and colleges across the country.
November 29, 2021 9:53 am
Private tuition has increased across almost all states - perhaps a natural response to prolonged school closure. Haryana, however, has seen a decrease by 10 per cent.
November 24, 2021 10:59 am
According to the report, school going children in Himachal receive more help from family members while studying at home.
November 25, 2021 7:37 am
Rukmini Banerji writes: There are academic strategies to be developed and modified to face current teaching-learning challenges.
November 19, 2021 4:05 pm
The students began vomiting while having Uppittu, a cooked porridge of semolina. They were rushed to a hospital where all except two, aged 12 and 15, were sent back after preliminary treatment. Later, the two students too were discharged.
November 19, 2021 9:32 am
While the shift to government schools might not be permanent, it is now crucial to the post-pandemic recovery of learning levels.
November 18, 2021 9:56 pm
The demand for private tuitions seems to have shot up in rural Karnataka this year as 20.5 per cent of the students opted for private tuitions. The same rose from 8.4 per cent noted last year.
November 18, 2021 7:35 am
ASER 2021 survey shows an increase in dependence on private tuitions and an absence of ready access to smartphones. Specific attention is needed to help make up learning losses, especially in the lowest classes
November 18, 2021 6:18 am
Regarding access to smartphones for studying during Covid when children had to attend online classes, 67.6% children across India had a smartphone at home but still 26.1% had no access to a phone despite having one at home.
November 17, 2021 10:26 pm
In Manipur, there has been a huge jump in access to smartphones from 53.4% in 2018 to 92.9% in 2021.