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Online education is not a silver bullet

Since March, Covid-19 has disrupted normal life, including the closure of educational institutions. It has upended academic sessions, led to the scrapping of examinations, delayed admissions, and upset plans of those gearing up to join the workforce or go abroad for further studies. Covid-19 has impacted over 240 million schoolchildren and 9.5 million teachers. According […]

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IIT-Bombay scraps face-to-face lectures till year-end

Institute seeks donations to help underprivileged students buy laptops and internet data plan to access online classes. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mumbai has become the first major educational institution in the country to scrap all face-to-face lectures for the rest of the year due to the COVID19 pandemic. In an announcement made […]