Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: School

Half of rural Indian students struggle with basic division: Report

The Annual Status of Education Report 2023, unveiled on Wednesday, indicated that over 50% of rural Indian students aged 14 to 18 struggle with basic division problem-solving.

78 million children across globe don’t go to school at all: Data

A staggering 78 million girls and boys around the world today “don’t go to school at all” because of conflict, climate disasters and displacement – while tens of millions more receive only sporadic teaching - UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.

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.

244 million children are still out of school across globe: Report

The bell is ringing for the start of a new school year in many countries, but inequalities in access to education are keeping some 244 million children out of the classroom, according to data published on Thursday by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Hindu nationalists write school textbooks; Increasing presence of RSS at curriculum committee

Individuals involved in the restructuring of the National Curriculum Framework for schools have direct links with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the paramilitary volunteer organisation of Hindu nationalists.

Ukraine says 280 schools attacked since start of Russian invasion

Ukraine’s minister of education has said more than 280 educational facilities have been damaged or destroyed by "bombing and shelling."