What will it mean for teaching and learning 'in a world of Corona'? The solution that most people around the world are seeing as the default and safest option is technological - online teaching, writes Mousumi Mukherjee.
As we stand now, we’re lucky if it’s just a Corona-shaped hole in the form of a single semester. On the other end, it can change the structure and the texture of careers forever for students worldwide.
The three key areas highlighted in the Union Budget 2020 are vocationalisation, digitization, and enhanced foreign direct investment in education in India. However, these measures should not be privileged at the expense of the core concerns of higher education in India.
The New Education Policy, which focuses more on development of core capacities and life skills, will help students become more well-rounded. Effectively, they will improve their chances in the job market
Buoyed by the world's largest population in the 6-17 age bracket and expansion of digital learning, the education market will double and can be valued at $180 billion by 2020. It will be a challenge for the Narendra Modi government to streamline the sector