Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicOnline learning

Topic: online learning

Amazon to shut down online learning platform in ‘phased manner’ in India

The Amazon Academy platform, launched early last year amid a boom in virtual learning during the Covid pandemic, offered coaching for competitive exams including JEE.

43% students in India had no access to any schooling for 19 months during pandemic, finds study

The study by think tank Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy says educational gaps were worst for kids with prior disadvantages in terms of access to study materials, devices & internet.

IDigitalPreneur became one of the renowned learning platforms for entrepreneurship

IDigitalPreneur is a platform which empowers youngsters to step in to the field of skill development, assisting them in becoming successful entrepreneurs.

Over 50% students struggled to learn during Covid, specially English & Math, finds survey

Parents, who have become more involved after the pandemic, said lack of digital resources severely hampered learning.

Which state’s topped Modi govt’s education survey? Clue: It was below national avg last time

National Assessment Survey, released by Ministry of Education earlier this week, shows Punjab scored above the national average in all categories.

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.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.