Madrasa Students In Bengaluru Are Stuck With A Bleak Future

Without proper infrastructure or syllabus, madrasa students in Bangalore are caught in a trap. Bangalore: In the afternoon, the streets of Shivaji Nagar are brimming with activity. A few scrap dealers wipe their brows of the Bengaluru humidity, awaiting customers. The food shop at the front of the road prepares flatbreads for the upcoming lunch […]

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A year of education lapse, thanks to digital divide

With limited or no means to continue their learning, slum children skip a year’s education.     The pandemic highlights how digital divide could halt education, the most basic necessity of Bangalore’s slums’ upgrading. The schools have remained shut due to the onset of the pandemic. They were shut until December 2020, when the Karnataka government […]

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Education these days, a digital divide

Since everything went online in 2020, education and learning has come within our comfortable reach which is our homes. But for many this digitalisation has made education inaccessible.  In a diversity, where migrants who have no awareness regarding education and technology, also live migrants who are trying to learn more each day.  Regarding the migrant […]

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“Schools on wheel” yet to hit the roads

BBMP introduces a bridge course for the underprivileged children but the delay in the survey of street kids holds back the initiative. Bangalore: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahangara Palike (BBMP) introduced a scheme named “School on wheel” which was to start at the end of February. However, even after a month, the initiative has not rolled […]

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Covid-19: Teachers Turn Daily Wage labourers

Due to no payments of salaries, rural private school teachers are forced to shift to MGNREGA work. Bangalore: Latha C.S, 32-year-old kindergarten teacher in a private school is now working in the sun, rejuvenating lakes, about two kilometers from her school, in Mandya, under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). “I did […]

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No jobs and loans worry Indian students studying in the US

Indian students in the United States (US) are left distraught as recruiters freeze their hiring process in view of COVID-19. By Yashasvini Razdan While batch-2020 students are just a month away from graduating, many Indian students studying in the United States (US) are struggling to secure jobs as the recruiters are on a hiring freeze. […]

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COVID-19 keeps Bangalore students off placements

Students from top universities in Bangalore are facing a serious setback as placement activities are stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By Bibek Baidya Most top universities in Bangalore had to cancel their final semester andplacement activities due to the current scenario. Most of these students who were to graduate in 2020 seem uncertain about […]

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Looming dark clouds on quality education, seem to have no silver lining

Learning has the power to transform an individual’s life but government schools in Maski taluk fail to provide quality education due to lack of teachers and bad infrastructure. Yumna Ahmed April 6, 2020 Sania who was quietly sitting on the classroom floor and looking at the broken board in the hope of learning something new […]

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