Saturday, Nov 26, 2022



Children in rural areas migrating from private to government schools, reveals Economic Survey 2021-22

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.

Covid increased students' dependency on private tuitions in all states except Haryana: ASER 2021

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.

Himachal families help their kids more with studies at home, reveals ASER report

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.

ASER 2021 has insights on how schools can respond to post-Covid world

November 25, 2021 7:37 am

Rukmini Banerji writes: There are academic strategies to be developed and modified to face current teaching-learning challenges.

Food poisoning: 50 students of Karnataka school fall ill, dead snake found in meal

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.

Govt schools will be crucial to post-pandemic learning recovery. Centre, states must back them with resources

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.

Rural Karnataka: ASER report says more children opting for tuition; enrolment in govt schools increase

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.

Explained: Covid's impact on learning

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

ASER 2021: In Punjab, 89% children have a smartphone at home, 52.8% enroled in govt schools

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.

Manipur witnesses decline in enrolment of students in government schools: ASER report

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.