We need a reopening plan for our schools soon5 min read 06 Jul 2021, 10:06 PM IST
A dialogue on when and how to do this as safely as possible could also yield ideas of how to re-imagine Indian education
In March last year, India’s central government ordered the immediate closure of schools in an attempt to protect our children and reduce the transmission of the covid virus. At Teach For India, as in many other educational institutions, we moved to the only option we had: ‘online classes’—an option that is far from ideal. The Lancet Covid-19 Commission India Task Force noted that only 24% of Indian households have access to internet facilities.
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