Millions missing out on remote learning during emergencies: UNICEF
New York: At least 200 million boys and girls, live in 31 countries which do not have the resources to deal with remote learning during any future emergency school closures, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said in a study released on Thursday.
Online education: Kolkata Police, Bharti Airtel to join hands with CRY to support children
Kolkata: As the possibility of children losing two consecutive years of education becomes very real and the online education gaining currency across the country during the COVID pandemic, Kolkata Police and Bharti Airtel join hands with Child Rights and You (CRY), to support them with access to online education.
Tips for Becoming a Better Online Educator
The concept of online classrooms is comparatively new and unexplored for teachers and students. In addition to the logistical changes, the methodology also undergoes a drastic change when it comes to virtual education. In keeping with the changing times, educators need to familiarize themselves with this new medium of education but as it turns out, things can be slightly different when it comes to teaching students virtually. You may need to alter your teaching pace, clear doubts over virtualsessions, use audio-visual teaching aids and so on.Here are a few tips on how you can refine your teaching methods and keep students engaged.
A ‘digital canyon’: 1.3 billion school-aged children can’t log on to internet at home
New York: A staggering two-thirds of world’s school-aged children – 1.3 billion children aged 3-17 – do not have internet connection in their homes, preventing them from learning vital skills needed to compete in the modern economy, a new UN report has revealed.
MBD Group launches AASOKA – a Personalised Learning app based on STEE model
Kolkata/IBNS: MBD Group has launched “AASOKA” – the Powering, Adaptive and Personalised Learning app -- which enables students and teachers of CBSE, CISCE and various state boards to sustain a seamless teaching learning process in spite of the school closures and recent social distancing advisory for schools issued by the Ministry of Human Resources.
HireMee announces online exam tool ProEx
Bengaluru: Edtech firm HireMee has announced the launch of an online examination platform ProEx amid COVID-19 pandemic spread in the country which has forced students to resort to online education as an alternative to the normal system.
Seoul schools switching to online format amid spike in COVID19 cases
Seoul/Sputnik: The South Korean authorities are switching all schools and kindergartens in Seoul and the country’s central regions to online classes until September 11 amid a new spike in coronavirus cases, Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae announced on Tuesday.
Kolkata: Food experts share health tips with students of JDBI
Kolkata/IBNS: The concept - ‘Eat Healthy to Stay Healthy’ - has changed perceptions towards healthy living in urban India.
China's online education users soar to 423 mln: report
Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: As of March, the number of online education users in China had reached 423 million, up 110.2 percent from the end of 2018, according to a report on China's internet development released Tuesday.
Online predators put millions of children at risk during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown
New York/IBNS: Self-isolation has driven more and more children to move online during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to an unprecedented rise in screen time and raising safety risks for millions of young people, the UN said on Tuesday.