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‘We have to relook and reimagine the way our schools run... so that children don’t get lost in cyberspace’

April 17, 2021 7:26 am

With educational institutions shut for over a year, how does the future of education look in a Covid-altered world? Is the idea of a university as a physical space under threat? A panel of experts weighs in

‘Students have fallen months behind’: Learning levels drop sharply in Rajasthan’s rural areas amid Covid-19

April 15, 2021 1:30 pm

Only 10 per cent of the total 425 students at a secondary school at Thapda village in Banswara’s Anandpuri block have smartphones at home. When Class 9 of 62 students is asked if they studied with a digital device, only one hand is raised.

Email productivity, SAPSecurity and business communication among top surging skills of 2021: Report

April 12, 2021 4:10 pm

The report states that there has been a 191 per cent increase in the demand for manufacturing. Similarly, 223 per cent and 234 per cent surge has been observed for courses related to financial services and consulting services, respectively.

Online schools are here to stay, even after the pandemic

April 12, 2021 11:29 am

In December, Bloomington Public Schools decided to keep running the online school even after the pandemic subsides. Lisa Levin plans to re-enroll Rory for this fall.

COVID-19: Online exam for students of Class 9 and 11 in Goa

April 10, 2021 1:18 pm

On Friday evening, director of education D R Bhagat issued a fresh circular, in which he asked the educational institutions to hold exams for Classes 9 and 11 also in online mode

India did well in transition to digital learning: Oxford report

April 08, 2021 6:09 pm

The pandemic has paved the way for a hybrid model in education, combining digital and traditional methods of teaching and learning, but governments need to act so that progress from the past year is not lost, according to the report "Education: The Journey Towards a Digital Revolution".

How school closure affected special children and their parents

March 24, 2021 6:01 pm

As the lockdown extended, children with special needs found themselves confined to their homes, things became more difficult. “Our children need special care and a lot of attention. To begin classes online was not an easy decision to make,” said Nitya Gopalakrishnan director, principal of Mridulasparsham.

Learning loss survey rolled out in state, to assess effectiveness of online studies

March 16, 2021 2:20 am

In addition, the outcome of the students post online education for nearly the entire academic session will be used to determine what remedial action is needed at the school level as well as at the state or district levels.

Online education should continue even after pandemic ends: Study

January 25, 2021 9:19 am

The study to assess the impact of online education in Gujarat school education was conducted by a team of 15, with two associate professors from the department of education as main researchers, over five months since July 2020.

The Class of 2020: From deferred exams to closure of schools, how education coped with a pandemic

December 31, 2020 3:49 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic made education institutes from schools to colleges to leapfrog into a new, technologically-driven environment which got mixed reactions