The initiative which was started in March 2021 was briefly halted by the second wave of Covid, but resumed in July as she felt the students really needed some help.
Last March, when the week-long mid-semester break turned into a global pandemic, one of my sassy senior students sent me a meme.
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The pandemic has pushed out scores of students out of education, but the brunt of it is also being faced by the management of schools.
Movies, pop culture, fashion brands and even personal narratives, glorify college days as some of the best times in one’s life.
The IT section has been shared data on 1,034 colonies in the state which have weak or no internet connectivity for online study.
Preeja, a class IV student’s education was also halted as she didn’t have a smartphone at home.
Educational institutions have been forced to resort to virtual learning.
Lakshadweep schools were also part of the EDUSAT network of Kerala from 2005, but over the years, the equipment have become dysfunctional.
The state government plans to declare Thiruvananthapuram as the first city to fully equip school children for online education by July 31.
Take the instance of eight-year-old Prakash, a Class 2 student at a prominent Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) school in Mangaluru.
To Santhosh and Saranya, schooling has already become a distant memory; it’s been 16 months since they received any kind of education.
During the pandemic, achieving even a bare minimum transfer of knowledge has become a challenge for poor students, said teachers.
Akhil Prasad, a Class IX student at Bharathannoor Government Higher Secondary School, has been struggling to attend online classes since last year.
Unable to follow online classes due to several reasons, 30% of tribal kids dropped out in past one year, say activists