Reopening schools is unthinkable for now; we can’t take a risk: Manish Sisodia, Deputy CM, Delhi

Delhi will not reopen its schools any time soon as the state government is not willing to take any risk with the health of children, state education minister and deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia has said. In an interview with Nidhi Sharma, Sisodia also spoke about why Delhi is opposing…

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Tamil Nadu comes out with guidelines for online learning; says no to classes for pre-primary children

The Tamil Nadu School Education department has come out with a comprehensive set of guidelines for digital education/online classes in the state, emphasising on physical health and mental wellness of the students. Frequent breaks and keeping an eye on the wards for mental and physical health issues including depression are…

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With limited access to internet, India’s poor risk falling through the gaps as schools go digital

By Shwetha Sunil The coronavirus has pushed schools all over the world to go online as new waves of infections keep emerging. In India, a country where the gaps in access to education and the Internet were already vast, poor families are struggling to stay the course. Shirin Riyaz Shah,…

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online classes: School challenges circular to not deny online classes to students who can’t pay fees: HC seeks reply

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought the AAP government’s response on a school’s plea challenging its circular directing all schools not to deny ID and password for online classes to students who did not pay fees due to financial constraints. Justice Jayant Nath issued notice to the Delhi…

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