Thursday, May 23, 2024

Topic: Digital Divide

ASER 2023 unveils gender disparities in digital literacy: Why it matters

The ASER report 2023 highlights significant gender disparity in digital literacy and access among the youth aged 14-18 in rural India. Offering insights into...

90 per cent of adolescent girls in low-income economies do not use internet: Report

Around 90 per cent of adolescent girls and young women do not use the internet in low-income countries, while their male peers are twice as likely to be online, according to a new UNICEF analysis, coinciding with the UN’s International Girls in ICT Day.

More than 66% of schools didn’t have internet access: Union govt

At least 66% of of the 14,89,115 schools in the country were without internet access in the 2021-22 academic year when the education system worked in the online mode in view of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Union education ministry report.

Education in times of pandemic

High-quality education was already out of reach for many students long before the COVID-19 pandemic and could slip further away if we don’t act altogether giving attention to equal opportunity for every student.

New approach needed to make digital data accessible for all

The world needs a new approach to allow as many people as possible to access digital data across borders, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Wednesday.

‘Online classes not feasible in long run’: Class 12 student moves Supreme Court

A Class XII student from Delhi has moved Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union and States to consider and take a time-bound decision with regard to the physical re-opening of schools and conduct of offline teaching, Live Law reported.