Online schooling raises inequality
- While just 11% of all the students enrolled in both private and govt schools were pursuing online classes, 21.5% were using videos or recorded classes
- In the case of students enrolled in govt schools, only 8.1% were using online classes across the country
Only a third of India’s schoolchildren are pursuing online education, and an even smaller cohort are taking live online classes, the Annual Status of Education Report (Aser) said on Wednesday, underlining the coronavirus pandemic’s impact in deepening educational inequalities.
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