Tag: Education in Times of COVID

Amidst COVID-19, Who is Watching Over Children’s Data on Ed-Tech Platforms?

As Indian students continue to depend on ed-tech platforms to learn for the foreseeable future, we also need to also think about how we’re protecting their digital and personal safety. Are ed-tech companies themselves responsibly using and protecting children’s data? How is the Indian state monitoring their protection of children’s data? Are our Internet laws strong enough to protect a child’s right to privacy online? We answer all these questions and more, in this month’s On the Fence.

Learning Under Lockdown: Voices From Kashmir

Having lived in Kashmir as an educator, but not as a learner, Mubeen Masudi brings to the table a unique perspective on education. Although...

Education in Times of COVID: How Corporation Schools in Chennai Are...

Like every other industry, education systems across the world have come to a crashing halt in the face of COVID-19. Although the pandemic has...

Education in Times of COVID: Why Does It Take a National...

In light of the national lockdown imposed to combat COVID-19, the CBSE has released a series of measures to be taken by students, teachers,...

Education in Times of COVID-19: Strengthening Mental Healthcare in Schools

As we stare at a year filled with uncertainties because of the COVID-19 pandemic, one can’t help but think of all the students stuck...

Education in Times of COVID: How Students, Teachers & Parents are...

On the 14th of March, the news dropped like a bombshell for all teachers: schools would remain closed until the end of the month....

Education in Times of COVID: The ‘Nook’ Model for Designing Your...

As I write these lines in my home office, India is under an unprecedented lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. Shopping malls and cinemas...

Education in Times of COVID: A Distressed Batch of 2020 Still...

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining systems worldwide. Besides health, families are struggling with uncertainties surrounding their jobs and aspirations. At all levels of education,...