Tag: Education in Times of COVID

It’s Time to Regulate India’s EdTech Sector

In the last two years, more than 150 million students have entered India’s EdTech sector besides platform users such as teachers and administrators. The role of EdTechs is no longer limited to imparting education through online classes. This calls for a regulatory framework by the government that safeguards the interests of all stakeholders offering and availing the varied educational services.

India’s Self-Regulated EdTech Industry is Affecting Lakhs of Lives

The lack of timely reforms has enabled the EdTech sector to flourish, but at the cost of its stakeholders—lakhs of teachers, students and parents, and schools.

Re-Introducing Sports and Physical Education in Schools: Overcoming the COVID Hangover

It has been a little over two years since the first lockdown was announced in India aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic....

Social and Emotional Learning Can Help Indian Schools Deal With the...

India needs to develop a contextualised framework for Social and Emotional Learning to address the pandemic's mental impacts on students and caregivers.

How Community-Based Learning Supports Students and Families in the Long Run

“During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there was complete uncertainty about colleges reopening and the kind of future I would have,” recalls Dhanashree Madigalekar, a...

Given Only Two Non-Working Days to Reopen, New Delhi’s Government Schools...

Given only two non-working days to reopen, public schools in New Delhi are struggling to resume offline classes that meet health and safety requirements.

A New Avatar for Disability Services in India

Insights on how the Latika Roy Foundation provided disability services during the pandemic can help disability organisations navigate future emergencies.

Education in Times of COVID-19: Strengthening Parental Engagement in Early Childhood...

Akanksha Foundation's insights on the teachers in Maharashtra who received technological support—and those who didn't—may help reform ECE as schools reopen.

Personalized Adaptive Learning for Post-Pandemic Education

“Teaching at the Right Level” (TaRL) can ensure that India’s students suffer minimal educational and economic consequences as a result of the pandemic.

From Maharashtra, With Love: Nine Recommendations on Improving Public Education In...

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a harsh light on the vulnerabilities and challenges faced by students across the world. Students, teachers, and parents have...