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AA Edit | 5G-6G must cut digital divide

Reports have shown that the education of a large number of children suffered irreparably owing to their inability to access online classes

20 May 2022 12:38 AM

DU warns students of action found posting vulgar messages during online classes

In an advisory issued by the proctor's office of the varsity, it said admissions of students may even be cancelled in such a scenario

30 Jan 2022 2:13 PM

Going back to school may impact children psychologically: Experts

The sudden switch to online classes was the first to take a psychological toll on students and now the shift back to physical classes

26 Jan 2021 4:35 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Prioritise the needs of most vulnerable kids

The pandemic has once again sledgehammered the fact that in digital India, everyone is not equal

05 Nov 2020 1:35 PM

Pandemic opens global opportunity for maths teacher taking classes on Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp

Students watch Basirat Olamide Ajayi’s short math videos—no more than 5 minutes long—and respond to her questions.

07 Sep 2020 5:54 PM


'Learning pods' replacing traditional schools as online classes just don't cut it

Learning pods are popping up because many parents realise that their children are not doing well with online learning.

30 Aug 2020 6:44 PM

Zoom or nothing: Kalbeliya dancers get online on patchy mobile data to teach classes for a living

Many live in huts or tents with infrequent electricity and non-existent wifi; it’s tough but keeps them just about going amid the pandemic.

30 Aug 2020 3:22 PM

As more colleges stay online, students demand tuition cuts

Many schools, however, respond that they have improved online classes since the spring and insist remote learning is worth the full cost

23 Aug 2020 1:37 PM

Online classes only for the privileged, millions of others miss out on education

Many thousands of families do not have smartphones or computers for their children to attend online classes.

27 Jul 2020 4:20 PM

Parents fear online learning will handicap their kids further

Parents are categorical that mere online learning will put children with disabilities at a major disadvantage

22 Jul 2020 6:05 PM


US asks foreign students to leave country if classes go online

US will not issue visas to students enrolled in schools and/or programmes that are fully online for the fall semester

07 Jul 2020 12:15 PM

IIT Bombay campus will be empty as new academic year begins, all classes go online

As a large section of students are from economically weak families, the director appealed for donations to help bridge the digital divide.

25 Jun 2020 7:22 PM

Will someone help them out? Without smartphones, these poor students are missing online classes

No one in the families of these seven students, and others like them, owns or can afford a smartphone.

13 Jun 2020 6:57 PM

COVID turns back time to when only the privileged could get an education

When 56 per cent of children have no digital access, online education is exclusionary.

13 Jun 2020 4:44 PM

Digital snail Greece pushed by coronavirus into rolling out e-governance faster

The government has launched gov.gr, an online platform combining all public services and simplifying online access.

23 May 2020 8:45 PM


Unimpressed by online classes, US students of Brown, Cornell, Columbia, other varsities want money back

Some class-action lawsuits seeking partial fee refunds from 26 universities say they are sitting on endowments surpassing USD 1 billion.

04 May 2020 3:45 PM

Internet connectivity in India too slow and patchy to enable online teaching widely, says QS report

Improved broadband reach and uninterrupted power supply are required if online classes are to become mainstream, survey finds.

21 Apr 2020 4:47 PM

Online video classes help NEET aspirants in rural India

online classes have eliminated the need for coaching centres in villages across India

09 Feb 2020 3:01 PM