Many countries have started reopening schools amid immense challenges. As schools in our cities, from Gurgaon to Hyderabad, also see partial reopening this week, what are parents, administrators and students saying?
Little thought is being given to how students of corporation schools will be able to access this, given that for most of them access to quality internet connection and the devices required is severely limited.
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia interacted with teachers and parents via YouTube, promoting the theme “Every Home a School, Every Parent a Teacher.” ‘Online’ seems to be the general mantra in education, as students are stuck at home, uncertainty clouding their immediate academic future.
It is widely acknowledged that the AAP government placed education reforms at the top of their agenda during their tenure, initiating many experiments, particularly in school education. While some of these have clearly yielded positive results, some have drawn sharp criticism.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s Smiling School Project will train principals and teachers to identify students facing mental or emotional distress. These students will then receive free counselling. But will it be enough, given the nature and magnitude of the problem?
Following a fire in a Surat coaching centre that claimed 24 lives, the Bhopal administration ordered an inspection of fire safety compliance at all coaching centres. Findings were alarming and notices have been issued to 200 coaching institutes and hostels.
Many Kashmiris across the country, especially students away from home, are struggling to cope with the consequences of the communication blackout; they need assistance, and not just financial. Here’s how we can stand with them at this hour.
The National Medical Commission Bill passed by the Rajya Sabha will impact the study and practice of medicine across the country. A look at the provisions of the Bill that have angered the medical fraternity, and what they could mean for heathcare in general.
As India votes to elect its representatives in the 17th Lok Sabha, what changes does the youth of the country expect their leaders to usher in? What are their primary concerns? Listen to the voices of a diverse group of Indian youth, in our cities and abroad.
The Centre for Sustainable Employment at Bangalore’s Azim Premji University has drafted a policy paper, calling for the creation of a National Urban Employment Guarantee Programme for small and medium towns that would assure residents in these a legal right to employment.