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K'taka Deputy CM to distribute 1,000 tabs to poor students 18.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
K'taka Deputy CM to distribute 1,000 tabs to poor students
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Free Tablets For Online Classes: Chennai Student Bridging Digital Divide 11.10.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
After weeks of struggle, Sangeetha, an auto driver's daughter pursuing B.Com in Chennai, is able to attend her online classes using her own new tablet she received as gift. Over the last few weeks,...
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Opinion: Is Your Child Taking Online Exams? What You Should Know 8.10.2020 NDTV News - Latest
What all this tells us is that "digital" education is far more complex and demanding than it seems, and is certainly not the future it is made out to be.
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Chennai School Gives Free Tablets To Students To Overcome Digital Divide 23.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A school in Chennai has distributed tablets to 120 students of Class 9-12 for free in an attempt to bridge the digital divide as the coronavirus pandemic has shut down schools across the country. The...
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Indian public schools failed to provide education during lockdown, say 80% parents in a new survey 18.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The coronavirus pandemic has revealed the deep digital divide in India.
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Funds Raised For Girls Photographed Using Restaurant WiFi To Do Homework 3.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
An online fundraiser has managed to raise more than $1,40,000 for two schoolgirls in the US who were photographed using a fast food restaurant's free WiFi to do their homework.
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Top Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Uniform Education Practices 27.8.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and others' reply on plea for uniform education practices to avoid discrimination and digital divide among school-going children due to the coronavirus...
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Tripura's Neighbourhood Classes Bridge Digital Divide Amid Covid 25.8.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Tripura has started classes on open grounds for students of government schools who don't have access to online lessons amid the coronavirus pandemic. Only five students are allowed in a class, and...
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Why bridging digital divide is a must in villages 12.8.2020 Education News: Latest Job Notifications, Admit Cards, Exam Paper Analysis,Results - Times of India
Lack of teachers trained in handling online education is the main reason for the widening gap
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NEP misses fundamental goal of human development, expansion of knowledge: Congress 2.8.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Opinion: Why Our Government And Aaditya Thackeray Are Against College Exams 21.7.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Exams are the most critical part of a student's life and decide their future, but evaluating their academic performance should not be at the cost of their health. Examinations are there to fulfill a...
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Covid-19: As Pakistani universities moves classes online, students protest lack of internet access 29.6.2020 Scroll.in
Only 36.2% of the country’s population has internet access.
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Many students with disabilities struggling with e-education, NGOs call for more accessible approach 22.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Many students with disabilities struggling with e-education, NGOs call for more accessible approach
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Expert committee formed to study State’s economy 22.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Expert committee formed to study State’s economy
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No Smartphone For Online Classes May Have Pushed Bengal Student To Death 20.6.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The digital divide may have claimed yet another life. This time at Bally, in West Bengal's Howrah district where a 16-year old school girl was found dead at her home on Thursday. The family has said...
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Kerala student’s suicide is yet another reminder of India’s digital divide 3.6.2020 Scroll.in
Devika Balakrishnan was one of millions who were left without access to online classes amid the lockdown.
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Telecommunication & Information Society Day celebrated 19.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Telecommunication & Information Society Day celebrated
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Facebook data shows a shift in India’s urban-rural demographic post lockdown 18.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Movement to most cities has reduced and number of people in the suburbs has increased.
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Schools may go for odd-even plan 8.5.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
It could be ‘odd-even’ time for classrooms in schools post the national lockdown, which means there will be only 50% students on campus on any given day. As per the school reopening plan being considered by NCERT, social distancing and more individualistic assessment and teaching-learning will be guiding principles soon to be announced by the HRD ministry.
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World Bank Warns Of New Learning Crisis During Lockdown 7.5.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A world that was already dealing with a learning crisis, World Bank says, now has a new challenge
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