Covid-19: Online education worries parents

Parents suffer an increased level of stress due to the education going online from the past one year. Vapi: Online education has changed the way children study. It’s not the same anymore. Rupali Behani, a mother of two children, said, “Managing two children having their online class simultaneously is one big task. I had to buy them their […]

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Suspension of online classes get mixed reactions

Last week, several colleges put out notifications stating that online classes shall remain suspended. Gurugram: Parents and faculty are concerned about the suspension of online classes in colleges while students breathed a sigh of relief. Anahita Srivastava, an architecture student at MBS School of Planning and Architecture, says that she was relieved when she came […]

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Online classes weave struggle for aspiring fashion designers

After more than a year of online classes, fashion design students still struggle to get hands-on experience. Indore: Back in the olden days of 2019, Piya, then a freshman fashion design student, was excited to get some hands-on experience at her college’s design lab. She eagerly awaited the year’s end to experience her true passion […]

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Education crisis: Upper primary schools reopen to 40% attendance

Parents are reluctant to send their children to school, citing the surge in Covid-19 cases in the city. Bengaluru: Upper primary schools in Bangalore are witnessing low attendance. Classes from sixth to eighth standards recorded only about 40 to 50 percent attendance. Parents are still unsure about their children’s safety, mainly because the number of […]

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Uncertainty looms over the future of medical students

Medical students are grappling with mental health issues due to sudden disruption in their studies. They are also not receiving adequate training from their institutions they say.    Kolkata: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, medical students say they are struggling with their mental health as they are not receiving practical lessons and sufficient online theoretical classes […]

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PE teachers in Delhi Govt. schools tackle online teaching

Connecting with students is proving to be difficult as teachers struggle with network issues and lack of access. Delhi: Attendance in online Physical Education classes in Delhi Government Schools has started to improve in September as restrictions on movement across States were lifted. Students who had gone to their villages after the lockdown have started […]

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Teaching the arts moves online, with better results

Online classes are becoming a new revenue stream for many fine arts educators.  Bangalore: As learning shifts online due to the pandemic, many fine arts educators have managed to add more students to their classes due to an increase in demand for learning different art forms. India has seen a 48 percent increase in online […]

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