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Challenges in Indian education system due to Covid-19 pandemic



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Challenges in Indian education system due to Covid-19 pandemic

Let us begin with a fact: The plan to return students to physical classrooms has suffered a major setback in the last few weeks, with the country witnessing a second wave of Covid-19 cases that is worse than the peak in 2020. Another set of lockdowns seems imminent, with no telling when the situation will be back under control.

That said, there is a silver lining to this cloud. Eventually, the government and educational institutions do want to facilitate a return to offline pedagogy. The current delay gives them more

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How COVID-19 Threatens Girls’ Education And Their Future

For girls who have had their education disrupted, evidence shows that there will be a lifelong loss of earning.

For girls who have had their education disrupted, evidence shows that there will be a lifelong loss of earning.

Over 247 million children enrolled in elementary and secondary schools were affected by the school closure due to India’s COVID lockdown, according to a UNESCO report. While many schools have moved to online classes, this has not been a feasible solution for a large portion of the population who still live with limited access to devices and the internet. But of the children impacted, it has been girls who have borne the brunt of these changes far more than boys.

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Three out of eight new Covid-19 clusters from education sector in Selangor, Kelantan

Various efforts are made by Malaysian schools to ensure the safety of students and curb the spread of Covid-19 February 27, 2020. ― Picture by Hari Anggara.

Various efforts are made by Malaysian schools to ensure the safety of students and curb the spread of Covid-19 February 27, 2020. ― Picture by Hari Anggara.

KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — The Health Ministry announced eight new Covid-19 clusters detected in the past 24-hour mark.

Its director general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a statement that out of eight clusters formed today, three clusters originated from the education sector, with two from Selangor and the other from Kelantan.

“MoH would also like to inform that there are eight new clusters that have been identified today involving

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Opposition MPs tell education minister, deputies to go over Covid-19 in schools, undelivered 150,000 laptops for students

Sekolah Kebangsaan Seksyen 16 students have their temperature checked on their first day back at school in Shah Alam March 1, 2021. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

Sekolah Kebangsaan Seksyen 16 students have their temperature checked on their first day back at school in Shah Alam March 1, 2021. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 ― Education Minister Datuk Radzi Jidin and his two deputy ministers should resign over the lack of clear directives to schools on how to operate within the Covid-19 pandemic, Opposition MPs from seven political parties said today.

In a joint statement, the education committee of Pakatan Harapan and other Opposition parties also pointed out that the government’s promise of 150,000 laptops for students has yet to be fulfilled.

The

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School closure from Covid-19 Education Ministry’s decision, not state govt

In a press conference this evening, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the state governments should refrain from taking the matter into their own hands, and consult with MoE and the Health Ministry to decide on the closure of schools. — Picture by Choo Choy May

In a press conference this evening, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the state governments should refrain from taking the matter into their own hands, and consult with MoE and the Health Ministry to decide on the closure of schools. — Picture by Choo Choy May

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — The decision to close schools due to Covid-19 cases rest in the hands of the Ministry of Education (MoE), with assistance and consultations from the Health Ministry, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said today.

In a press conference this evening, Ismail said the state governments

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