Virtual learning fatigue is taking a toll on children’s health: Here is what parents can do about it
Reward your kids for their good behaviour. It improves their mood. Engage them in fun activities and make memories. It will keep them out of the reach of stress & anxiety.
The recent UGC guidelines promoting blended learning have met with a lot of opposition from many student and teacher groups. The ideas in the document show a deep disconnect from social realities in India. It is important that policymakers carry out a wide consultation process with different participants in education and have a real sense of challenges on the ground, before recommending such policies.
Since most of the population in India resides in village and most of the student studies in government schools, is online education inclusive to all students?
The present scenario has jeopardised the educational ecosystem to achieve its objectives. In this regard, multifront reforms are needed for the efficient functioning of the education system in the post-COVID-19 era.
Indian students and parents need to adapt new way of virtual learning.
The new way of online education seems an imposed burden not only on students and parents but also on teachers. It is ruining mental and physical health (to an extent) of students and teachers with increased screentime.
MHRD, under the able guidance of Minister Dr Pokhriyal, has been working hard on integration of technology in education through various initiatives such as Operation Digital Board, E-Pathshala, DIKSHA, VIDYADAAN, SWAYAM, SWAYAM PRABHA and #BharatPadheOnline.
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