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Kovid-19: 1.5 billion students’ education affected in the world, know, India’s condition too

The education of 1.5 billion students in the world is being affected. (Symbolic picture)

At least one third school children in the world, or about 46.3 million children, are unable to use distance education since the schools were closed due to the outbreak of Kovid-19 epidemic that started this year. .

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  • Last Updated:August 27, 2020, 11:26 PM IST

Washington. At least one third school children in the world, or about 46.3 million children, are unable to use distance education since the schools were closed due to the outbreak of Kovid-19 epidemic that started this year. . This has been said in the new report of UNICEF. UNICEF report has been released in many states of India so that initiatives should be taken towards reopening of schools. Around 1.5 billion school children in the world have been affected due to lockdown. In this report, it has been highlighted that what are the shortcomings of distance education and how inequality is spreading at the level of education. UNICEF has therefore emphasized the priority of reopening schools in a safe manner.

1.5 million schools closed due to corona epidemic in India

About 1.5 million schools in India have been closed due to Corona epidemic. Due to the closure of these schools, about 28.6 crore pre-primary and secondary level students’ education is being affected. About 49% of these girls are also included.

Kovid-19: 6 million students dropped out of school in IndiaAccording to this UNICEF report, nearly six million students and students have already dropped out of school education due to the Kovid-19 epidemic. UNICEF’s Indian representative, Dr. Yasmin Ali Haq, said that ‘the schools are closed. The parents do not have work. There is a constant tension in the family. The process of learning and learning of this entire generation has been completely disrupted. Very few people have access to digital education and in these conditions no solution can be found to the problem of learning gap. We have to reach out to children by involving society, parents and volunteers to start this process of learning.

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49% of school children in the world study in primary classes. In such a situation, it will be a big challenge to reopen schools in India.

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