As the lockdown forced millions of students to stay home with the gates of schools and colleges shut, learning has shifted to the virtual realm. But is this mode of learning accessible to everyone? We take a look at India’s preparedness for online education for all in this report.
The major challenge of remote learning is disparity in access – from electricity and internet connections to devices like computers, smartphones or tablets. Access to electricity is crucial for digital education, both for powering devices as well as for connecting to the internet.
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