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A collaborative initiative in Kolkata aims to bridge the digital divide faced by underprivileged students

Kolkata/IBNS: A collaborative initiative in Kolkata has ensured that a bunch of children from the city’s impoverished quarters can continue with their studies online.

Covid-19: Digital gap fuels inequality among students worldwide

Education has always been rife with inequity worldwide and Covid-19 laid bare the widening gulf between haves and have-nots. Unequal access to technology left some kids stranded while others flourished – both in the United States and India, and across the globe. Ian Laird and DC Benincasa from USA and Shaibalina Choudhury from India report

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu calls for bridging digital divide to ensure equitable education

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President  M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called for bridging the digital divide to achieve universal primary education and ensure impartial secondary and higher education.

Startling disparities in digital learning emerge as COVID-19 spreads: UN education agency

New York/IBNS: With most of the world’s students now at home due to COVID-19, the pandemic is revealing startling divides in digitally-based distance learning, data from the UN education and cultural agency, UNESCO, and partners has revealed.