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.
March 26, 2021 5:20 am
The session will be moderated by Uma Vishnu, Senior Editor, The Indian Express.
October 30, 2020 8:15 am
ASER report flags burden of digital inequality on children, and opportunity for government schools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 26, 2018 12:05 am
Wide disparities and shrinking freedoms mark the arduous journey of the republic.