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  • On Teacher's Day, Let's Ask Ourselves What India's Teachers Need

    On Teacher's Day, Let's Ask Ourselves What India's Teachers Need
    The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't spared an inhabited realm, institution or enterprise on the planet, and education is one of them.

    Sambit Dash

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    A survey conducted in India in April this year found that internet infrastructure in the country doesn’t adequately support online education. More than two-thirds of people use a mobile phone hotspot and only 15% use a broadband line at home; more than half of this 15% in turn had poor connectivity and over a third had signal issues. So the poor internet infrastructure is a major hurdle for online education in India to be effective.

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    With India’s GDP contracting by a historic 23.9%, together with a history of spending little on education, the government’s and the country’s road to educational recovery is not going to be easy. Added to this the increasing fiscal pressure on developed countries, which could further cut funds earmarked for education, as they often do in LMICs.

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    https://thewire.in/education/on-teac...-teachers-need
    Twitter: @RonanKelly13
    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.
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