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.
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.
A recap of deliberations at recent round table discussions in Karnataka that sought to develop a strategy for transforming our schools and higher education institutions, replacing the rote learning-driven system that they have traditionally followed.
Atishi Marlena, formerly advisor to the Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister in Delhi, is often credited with having created a revolution in the capital city’s government schools. In this exclusive interview, she talks of the journey and her future plans as a parliamentarian, if elected.
Parliament nod to the Constitutional amendment providing 10 percent reservation to economically weaker sections has predictably stirred a hornet’s nest. But how much do you really know about how the system of quotas works and how the latest move will change the math?
In a land of 453 million internal migrants, a majority among whom seek work in cities, children’s education is the greatest casualty. Government schemes notwithstanding, most migrant children never end up joining school in host cities or eventually drop out.
Heavy schoolbags have serious health effects. Yet, in many cities, children carry almost half their body weight on their backs. The recent central government order to reduce schoolbag weight also looks unlikely to make much difference.
With 18 institutions and 5,500 students at all levels, Education City in violence-stricken Dantewada is a novel and successful experiment. It is the only ray of hope for the children of a state ravaged by Naxalism.