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Up above the world so high: A bamboo treehouse in this J&K village helps students with better network for online classes

Due to COVID-19-induced school closures, classes have shifted to the digital mode and children from rural areas are struggling to stay connected due to unstable networks

Published on 12th February 2022
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The year that was: 12 things that shook India's education sector in 2021

While school closures caused immense learning loss and a huge number of dropouts, the question was whether it was safe to open schools amid the raging pandemic

Published on 31st December 2021
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Delhi Child Rights Commission urges air pollution watchdog to allow reopening of schools

The letter by the DCPCR chief further stated that the school closures policy assumes that the families own air purifiers while that isn't the case "except for a very very small fraction of Delhi".

Published on 14th December 2021
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Pandemic-induced learning losses could cost present generation of students USD 17 trillion in earnings: World Bank 

The number of children living in poverty in low and middle-income countries could potentially reach 70%, given the long school closure

Published on 12th December 2021
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Prolonged school closures due to COVID pose threat to gender equality: UNESCO study

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1.6 billion students in 190 countries were affected by school closures, noted Stefania Giannini

Published on 22nd November 2021
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As reopening looms in Kerala, schools who sold off buses during lockdown scramble to buy them back

Ernakulam District School Trip Drivers Association are getting back its lost members, the majority of them are now in other jobs after their livelihood took a downturn by prolonged school closure

Published on 1st October 2021
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Learning loss due to school closure would've weakened fundamental knowledge of students: Parliamentary panel

The panel stated that school closures have put children's learning, nutrition, mental health, and overall development at risk

Published on 8th August 2021
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As schools close in Delhi amid rising COVID cases, principals worry about interrupted practicals, some call it a wise move

Amid a spike in Coronavirus cases over the past few weeks, the Delhi government Friday suspended physical academic activities and offline examinations for all classes indefinitely

Published on 10th April 2021
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Welcome to Reason: Can students discern positives in COVID-19? 

Children around the world have lost an average of 74 days of education or more than a third of the standard global 190-day school year each due to COVID-related school closures

Published on 13th March 2021
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400 billion USD of future earnings, learning losses due to prolonged closure of schools: World Bank report

While most governments have made enormous efforts to mitigate the impact of school closures, it has been difficult to engage children through remote learning initiatives, the report saod

Published on 12th October 2020

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