Education Ministry Launches Online Module To Track, Re-Enrol Out-Of-School Children

The Ministry of Education on Friday launched an online module to compile data on out-of-school children that will facilitate age-appropriate admissions for children in the 6-14 age group. The ministry also said that for out-of-school children in the 16-18 age group, financial assistance will be provided for the first time in the 2021-22 session to allow them to continue their education through open or distance learning mode.\ “Taking care of every student of India is our government’s top priority. Accordingly, The department of school education and literacy developed an online…

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What teachers, parents, students should do for online classes

In these Covid-19 times, with lockdown in most places, schools are forced to shift from classroom to online teaching. Classes are conducted through virtual platforms. Homework has become digital. Children are required to spend long hours indoors, focussing on their mobile phone, iPad or laptop. This raises many concerns regarding their long-term health. Dr Ramesh Kekunnaya, Head, Child Sight Institute, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. For parentsThe amount of time the child spends using digital devices should be proportionate to the child’s age. While 12 to 16-year-old can be…

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Online education and childhood

Covid-19 is a misfortune that has affected not only in our lifeworld but it is affecting the lifeworld of the entire world. It is tough to believe that there is any section of the society that has not been affected by the virus in some way or the other. The pandemic has resulted into a lot of disturbances in various events owing to disturbances in the process of socialization. Senior citizens and children have been particularly affected by this mishap. Children who require a free and progressive environment in the…

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Cyber Liability Insurance and MFA on Internal and Remote Access

Cyber insurance is driving a long-overdue improvement in user access security. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is fast becoming a requirement for all privilege and non-privilege accounts, whether users are working on the internal network or remotely. Not a requirement in previous cyber insurance renewals, cyber insurers are demanding firms have MFA. It seems insurers are tired of paying claims for data breaches and have toughened their requirements for coverage. As the cyber insurance market hardens, insurers scrutinize their portfolios and look for clients with security controls that more closely align to a higher standard. By…

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Online learning and education for all during and after Covid-19 pandemic

Since the COVID -19 pandemic has disrupted the normal lifestyle of people across the globe, the virtual world has come to the rescue. Amongst many institutions schools have also shifted their base to virtual platforms to conduct classes online. Consequently, catering to the needs of all stages of education from pre-primary to university level, online education has emerged as an alternative to ordinary face to face classes. Accordingly, various stakeholders such as government and private organizations are trying their best to assist each other by sprucing up their existing online…

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UPSC Exam: Everything You Must Know

Are you planning to appear in the UPSC exams after graduation? Do you want to find a government job and secure your future? Also, you may just want to get acquainted with the competitive exam environment. If these are true, you have landed at the right place. With the numerous perks and benefits, government jobs have always amazed everyone. To secure the leading official positions in the Government of India, various competitive exams are conducted. UPSC exam is one of the most popular competitive exams conducted because there is a…

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Four ways to keep young learners engaged in your online classes

Teachers and students around the globe are having to adapt to new ways of teaching and learning. Although online classes are nothing new, many educators are now finding themselves having to quickly set up courses and content for their students, often without much previous experience. If you’re new to the virtual classroom, check out our six top tips for teaching English online. Different age groups have their challenges for virtual learning, so here are four ideas to help keep your youngest learners engaged during your online lessons. 1. Get things ready…

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Online Learning

Discover Everything You Need To Know (Good And Bad) About  Online Education One of the most oft-used terms after the pandemic is the term “new normal.” The new normal in education is the increased use of online learning tools. The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered new ways of learning. All around the world, educational institutions are looking toward online learning platforms to continue with the process of educating students. The new normal now is a transformed concept of education with online learning at the core of this transformation. Today, digital learning…

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Seven Tips for Online Learning During COVID-19

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of us to make substantial changes to our daily lives. Businesses have, where possible, moved to remote work; K-12 schools have by necessity embraced distance learning; and many college students who had formerly been enrolled in on-campus courses now find themselves in unanticipated online learning. While online learning carries many positive benefits that make it the preferred choice for millions of students, it doesn’t come without its challenges—especially for students who are more familiar with in-person courses. Below are seven tips from Jonathan…

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A Comparative Analysis of Student Performance in an Online vs. Face-to-Face Environmental Science Course From 2009 to 2016

A growing number of students are now opting for online classes. They find the traditional classroom modality restrictive, inflexible, and impractical. In this age of technological advancement, schools can now provide effective classroom teaching via the Web. This shift in pedagogical medium is forcing academic institutions to rethink how they want to deliver their course content. The overarching purpose of this research was to determine which teaching method proved more effective over the 8-year period. The scores of 548 students, 401 traditional students and 147 online students, in an environmental…

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