Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Online Classes

‘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.

Hyderabad University: ASA demands investigation into SC student’s suicide over online classes

Ambedkar Students' Association in University of Hyderabad has submitted a representation to the National Commission for Scheduled Castes demanding a thorough investigation of the death of Asarelli Harshavardhan, a Master's student from the university who died by suicide on Saturday.

Digital rights group writes to UGC, Ministry of Education on exam proctoring

Following multiple reports of the use of exam proctoring technology by various universities across the country, Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) wrote to the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Education highlighting the shortcomings of this technology and asking them to issue detailed guidelines for conducting online examinations.

‘In a state of despair, anguish and helplessness’ DU law student writes to HC Chief Justice against online exams

Aastha Khanna, a law student from the Delhi University wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, Justice DN Patel, highlighting the plight of students in view of the Government ordered directing Universities to compulsorily conduct examination of final year students amid pandemic.

Devika: Kerala public’s reluctance to call an institutional murder by its name

In fact, Kerala's politics of progress has long hijacked movements of the marginalized or has silenced their narratives. This is the same politics that attaches tags like 'secular', 'peaceful' and 'egalitarian' with the state's identity, misusing them to erase from the collective memory, incidents like the Beemapally and Muthanga firing. This politics of erasure of experiences of the marginalized is what has led to the killing of Devika.

‘I’m going’: Unable to attend virtual class, Kerala Dalit girl kills herself

The 10th standard student, identified as Devika of Irimbiliyam Govt Higher Secondary School in Malappuram district took the drastic step because she could not attend online classes.