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Children's Day: COVID-19 showed us glaring holes in the public health system that risk the health of our children
India

Children's Day: COVID-19 showed us glaring holes in the public health system that risk the health of our children

Undernutrition continues to be associated with 50 percent of all under-five deaths and India accounts for third of the world’s stunted children according to the Global Nutrition Report 2018.

Facebook introduces Campus feature to help college students connect with each other
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Facebook introduces Campus feature to help college students connect with each other

The Campus-only News Feed will let students create study groups or plan virtual concerts.

Unlock 4.0 guidelines announced: Metro services to resume from 7 Sep; schools, colleges to remain shut till 30 Sep
India

Unlock 4.0 guidelines announced: Metro services to resume from 7 Sep; schools, colleges to remain shut till 30 Sep

Social, academic, sports, entertainment, cultural, religious, political functions and other congregations will be permitted from 21 September as part of Unlock 4.0, but with a ceiling of 100 persons

Four in ten schools around the world lack basic soap and water hand washing facilities during COVID-19, UN says
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Four in ten schools around the world lack basic soap and water hand washing facilities during COVID-19, UN says

818 million children were affected with the virus and 355 million went to schools which had facilities with water but no soap.

Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: One year since abrogation of Article 370, education sector worst affected
India

Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: One year since abrogation of Article 370, education sector worst affected

“The most badly affected sector because of the abrogation of Article 370 is the education sector.”

Playfulness, creativity can never be transferred through online learning, says former ISRO chief
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Playfulness, creativity can never be transferred through online learning, says former ISRO chief

Scientist and professor C N R Rao said online classes for young children such as KG, the first and second grade should be terminated.

Headache, back pain, sleep deprivation: Prolonged screen use during Coronavirus lockdown can have detrimental effects
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Headache, back pain, sleep deprivation: Prolonged screen use during Coronavirus lockdown can have detrimental effects

Long term issues that could crop up with increased screen time is obesity, heart disease, sleep disorders, behavioural and educational issues.

Coronavirus crisis' impact on rural India exposes inequality and pitfalls in access to education
India

Coronavirus crisis' impact on rural India exposes inequality and pitfalls in access to education

From 13 April, the education department of the Maharashtra State Government started rolling out e-learning content to students from both Government and aided schools for grades I to IX. It’s hosted on the DIKSHA app – an e-learning platform of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tips for effective home-schooling during a lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Tips for effective home-schooling during a lockdown

Schools might've shut down, but the learning goes on and parents have taken the responsibility upon themselves.

Kashmir after Article 370: Valley's students in dilemma after authorities announce annual exam schedule, say syllabus not complete
India

Kashmir after Article 370: Valley's students in dilemma after authorities announce annual exam schedule, say syllabus not complete

Parents, students are wary that if exams are conducted on schedule without any reduction in the syllabus, the students may not secure good marks

Haryana makes sit-ups compulsory for school students during morning assembly, calls it 'super yoga for brain'
India

Haryana makes sit-ups compulsory for school students during morning assembly, calls it 'super yoga for brain'

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concerted efforts to push for Yoga, Haryana School Education Board on Thursday made sit-ups compulsory during the morning assembly, contending that it will be "super yoga for the brain".

Assam school provides free education for 110 children in exchange for plastic waste
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Assam school provides free education for 110 children in exchange for plastic waste

They use the plastic to make eco-bricks that are used for the construction of new school building, toilets, etc.

Sri Lanka blasts: Month after Easter Sunday attacks in Colombo, examining their aftermath
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Sri Lanka blasts: Month after Easter Sunday attacks in Colombo, examining their aftermath

In a series of coordinated attacks by suicide bombers that killed over 250 people, Sri Lanka mourns the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings.

Colorado shooting: 1 dead, 8 injured after two students open fire in suburban Denver's STEM high school
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Colorado shooting: 1 dead, 8 injured after two students open fire in suburban Denver's STEM high school

Two students opened fire on Tuesday inside a charter school in Colorado in suburban Denver, killing a teenager, wounding eight and spreading terror.

School is harming mental health of children
India

School is harming mental health of children

Education creates a number of psychological and practical problems for school students

Meghalaya government puts cap on weight of school bags, sets restrictions on homework for some classes
India

Meghalaya government puts cap on weight of school bags, sets restrictions on homework for some classes

The Meghalaya government has put a cap on the weight of school bags for all classes and set restrictions on homework for classes 1 and 2

Mumbai: School bus driver found using bamboo stick as gear lever; arrested after negligent driving leads to accident
India

Mumbai: School bus driver found using bamboo stick as gear lever; arrested after negligent driving leads to accident

A driver, who was operating a bus using a bamboo stick as gear lever, was arrested after his vehicle carrying school students hit a car in Mumbai

16-year-old schoolboy in Jharkhand lynched over affair with a girl, police launch investigation
India

16-year-old schoolboy in Jharkhand lynched over affair with a girl, police launch investigation

A 16-year-old schoolboy was lynched in in Hazaribagh district allegedly by family members a girl of her class.