budget 2022 priorities

Online education: Long-term vision needed to bridge digital divide

Government action is needed to address lack of access to online education, but private sector role is important to bring in state-of-the-art solutions that are cost effective. Read more »
A KGBV classroom

KGBVs: Budget constraints, apathy cripple institution for girls from marginalised sections

While increasing the capacity of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas, the authorities also should focus non-economic issues that plague the institution. Read more »
Online entrepreneurship education

Online entrepreneurship education in the times of Covid

In India, many students do not have access to smartphones, laptops and high-speed internet, posing a threat to quality online education for the masses. Read more »
Women's Reservation Bill

The digital divide: Why Kerala is not ready for the online education plunge

The government must ensure that its policies do not help widen the already existing digital divide, denying a level playing field for the marginalised sections. Read more »
NIRF rankings, education

Govt agencies push online learning, disregard official data

As institutions such as NCERT, CBSE and UGC push for online education, they should study the preparedness of various stakeholders. Read more »