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Virtual Classrooms: A Case of Missed Connections

Virtual Classrooms: A Case of Missed Connections

16 January 2022

Online teaching during the pandemic has seen the channels of communication between the teachers and students getting frequently disrupted. We must develop equitable mechanisms to ensure the screen doesn’t become a barrier and everyone gets his or her fair...

The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

15 January 2022

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college...


J&K Admin Orders Online Classes Up To College Level Amid Surge In COVID-19 Cases

The decision to this effect was taken by the State Executive Committee (SEC) which met under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary A K Mehta here, retaining the...

Knowledge Democracy Spreads Through IITs And Top Institutes

Knowledge Democracy Spreads Through IITs And Top Institutes

16 September 2021

If elite institutions take the lead to break their silos, ‘online learning’ could revolutionise the knowledge landscape


Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the...

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10 January 2022
Teachers Day: Has Online Teaching Taken Joy Out Of Classrooms?

Teachers Day: Has Online Teaching Taken Joy Out Of Classrooms?

Online teaching is not a new phenomenon. The first reference of online learning in the world is available from University of Illinois, USA in 1960. Although...


11 January 2022
Digital India: How India Is Adopting And Adapting To The Brave New World

Digital India: How India Is Adopting And Adapting To The Brave New World

Digitisation is changing the way Indians are doing business—from urban buyers to small sellers


10 January 2022
TN Teacher Visits Students' Homes To Give Lessons As Pandemic Keeps Schools Shut

TN Teacher Visits Students' Homes To Give Lessons As Pandemic Keeps Schools Shut

For the past one month Meera Ramanathan, a teacher at the Government Primary School at Kavarapatti near Pudukottai town in Tamil Nadu, has been teaching...


10 January 2022
Rajasthan Introduces Digital Textbook Lessons In Sign Language For Specially-Abled Students

Rajasthan Introduces Digital Textbook Lessons In Sign Language For Specially-Abled Students

The Rajasthan education department claims that its initiative of offering video lessons in sign language for specially-abled students is the first of its kind...


11 January 2022
Homeschooling Diary

Homeschooling Diary

Three languages in a year, meteor showers and jungle tamarind candies! Freedom and happiness in the present guide their self-learning: not strict hours or...


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11 January 2022
The Interruption As Window of Opportunity

The Interruption As Window of Opportunity

Now is the time to fashion a new conceptual vocabulary for young learners to connect with the academy’s ruminative, democratic, inclusive, dialogic and...


11 January 2022
Flight To The Future

Flight To The Future

In the time of the Covid pandemic and ­after, there are a hundred questions staring at ­students planning to study abroad. Here’s how to tackle some of...


11 January 2022
Imagining The Post-Pandemic Campus

Imagining The Post-Pandemic Campus

Do we merely restore the old? Or do we use the present disruptive phase creatively, to re-examine the fundamentals? India’s top educators weigh in on the key...


11 January 2022
Give Me Back My Classroom

Give Me Back My Classroom

As the pandemic rages, students are yearning to return to their classes. But will it be the same again?


11 January 2022
5 Ways To Boost Students’ Interest In Virtual Classrooms

5 Ways To Boost Students’ Interest In Virtual Classrooms

Can educators engage learners and encourage participation in virtual classrooms? We take a look at the top five strategies.


11 January 2022
Can Classrooms Be Replaced By Screens Post-Pandemic?

Can Classrooms Be Replaced By Screens Post-Pandemic?

The pandemic has seen the EdTech industry grow manifold, with parents looking at a viable after-school programme to help their children who are struggling with...


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19 January 2022
What About These Corona Warriors? The Unheard Labour Of Teachers During The Pandemic

What About These Corona Warriors? The Unheard Labour Of Teachers During The Pandemic

Do you think taking online classes is easy? Ask your teacher, not getting enough feedback, difficulties at home and lack of resources like a smartphone are...



19 January 2022
Changing Role Of The Teacher In An Online Learning Environment

Changing Role Of The Teacher In An Online Learning Environment

While the primary functions of the teacher as an educator, mentor and emotionally intelligent person remains, teachers should be well equipped to meet the...


12 January 2022
EdTech Boom In The Time of Pandemic

EdTech Boom In The Time of Pandemic

COVID-19 has fast-tracked India’s transition to online learning, but the yawning digital divide must be bridged for it to work effectively


12 January 2022
Chalks On Boards

Chalks On Boards

Starting with exam-going students of standards 10 and 12, states are mulling a gradual reopening of schools


30 December 2020
How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

For children from India’s poorest families, a lost year of learning has been the least of their losses. School closure has meant the loss of safe spaces,...


25 December 2020
The Digital Schoolbag: Take The Weight Off Your Child

The Digital Schoolbag: Take The Weight Off Your Child

If implemented, the recent ‘Policy on School Bag 2020’ will not only reduce the weight on their backs but also reduce the mental baggage they carry every...


22 December 2020
CollPoll Launches Unified Digital Education Stack For Higher Education To Meet Challenges Thrown By Covid-19

CollPoll Launches Unified Digital Education Stack For Higher Education To Meet Challenges Thrown By Covid-19

CollPoll, a Bangalore-based EdTech company, has launched a unified digital education stack for higher education. The stack includes Meticulous AMS™ (Academic...


12 November 2020
The Boring Blank Board

The Boring Blank Board

Some children are so tired of the coronavirus lockdown they are yearning to return to school


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