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Indian education can’t go online – only 8% of homes with young members have computer with net link

As an immediate measure to stem the spread of Covid-19, most educational institutions have been shut since the end of March. It is still difficult to predict when schools, colleges and universities will reopen. There are few options other than to shift to digital platforms from the traditional face-to-face mode of classroom learning. Teachers and school administrators have been advised ... Read More »

Pregnant students can’t claim exemption from attendance rules, says Kerala court

On 24 May, the court ruled that V.G. Jasmine, a second-year graduate student of Kannur University, cannot take her examination as she missed 52 out of 93 classes during her advanced stage of pregnancy. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: Can students claim exemption from attendance requirements due to pregnancy? A recent ruling of the Kerala High Court answers with a negative. ... Read More »