Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicOnline learning

Topic: online learning

Mass layoffs, offline classes: How edtech is coping with schools, colleges reopening

With real-world campuses back in action, edtech platforms like BYJU’S and Unacademy have been forced to make changes. But experts agree: it isn’t game over yet for e-learning.

Why customised e-learning development may prove beneficial for organisations

When it comes to training your employees on procedures or programs that are specific to your company, e-learning development companies can deliver a customised solution.

New schemes for students, regulations for online learning soon, says UGC head Jagadesh Kumar

Jagadesh Kumar, former JNU V-C, also emphasised on need to create awareness among students about schemes such as Academic Bank of Credit (ABC).

What’s govt plan for school kids’ ‘learning recovery’, and why it wants states to give extra aid

On 1 February, Education Joint Secretary Maneesh Garg issued guidelines as part of the Learning Enhancement Programme, which includes actions to standardise training of teachers.

‘Outdoor classes, radio lessons’ — govt teachers suggest hacks as 3rd wave shuts schools again

Following the first Covid lockdown, imposed in March 2020, students missed over 500 days of physical classes. Third wave has forced school closure again after brief window of reopening.

92% teachers have ‘better work-life balance’ due to online classes: Hewlett-Packard survey

Survey, in which students and parents also participated, showed that most students want to go back to school, but also want online learning to continue in some form.

Why bankers, engineers, researchers & other pros are turning teachers on edtech platforms

While a job in a school or college would require a B.Ed. or a NET/PhD qualification, edtech platforms don't insist on them. They demand for specialised knowledge in their teachers.

Women unsafe from male sexual harassers in online classrooms too. MK Stalin govt is fixing it

Recording of online classes, random auditing to monitor teachers’ behaviour, and a grievance hotline are just some of the measures introduced by Stalin govt to check this menace.

‘No exams please’: DU, JNU, AMU students want finals waived, cite Covid trauma & syllabus woes

Spate of Covid deaths & infections, disparity in online access to course material, disadvantage for specially-abled students — these are among the concerns raised by students.

How Covid has reshaped the way we learn and why online classes are here to stay

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a staggering impact on almost every aspect of our lives. The world of education also witnessed a phase of...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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