Online Classes
Jharkhand  /  Published 25.08.21

Jharkhand online class survey paints grim picture

Very few students from poor backgrounds are availing online classes in the primary level (till Class VIII) during the Covid pandemic with the offline mode of studies disrupted for over a year (17 mont...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

NIT smart classrooms for classes VIII-X

NIT Durgapur is setting up two virtual classrooms in Bankura and Purulia where teachers and students of the institute will offer free tutorials to underprivileged students from Classes VIII to X. The ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

India  /  Published 19.08.21

Teen on hill for online class slips to death

A 13-year-old tribal schoolboy in Odisha who had climbed onto a boulder atop a rain-soaked hill to be able to connect better to his online classes fell to his death on Tuesday. Adria Jagaranga’...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

Communication worry after online classes

A four-year-old told her neighbour that she doesn’t talk to her friends in class, when asked about her classmates. Several teachers said this was a painful reality during the time of online cla...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.21

Calcutta: Online class toll begins to show

Pre-primary teachers are having a hard time trying to retain the attention of children in online classes for the second year in a row, with monotony and boredom setting in, several of them said. Some...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


India  /  Published 14.08.21

Student in SC to reopen schools

A Class XII student moved the Supreme Court on Friday seeking a directive to the states and Union Territories to resume physical classes, contending that the mode of virtual teaching was creating seve...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.21

IIM recalls all 1-year MBA students

IIM Calcutta has called all 80 students of the one-year MBA executive programme back to the campus for attending online classes from hostels. As for the two-year MBA programme, 25 per cent of the stu...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

IIT: autumn sem to be online

IIT Kharagpur has informed students, barring 500 who are facing resource constraints, that they will continue to attend online classes in the autumn semester as the authorities want to “avoid th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

World  /  Published 26.07.21

US: Remote learning stalls progress of kids

In second grade, Zion Graham bounded to school. He loved maths. His favourite book was about a slow turtle who took all day to get dressed. Then came the pandemic, and months of joyless remote learni...
By Sarah Mervosh in Greensboro, North Carolina

Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.21

Students switching off video? Teachers blame online fatigue

Teachers in several schools have noticed a certain level of “online fatigue” setting in among students in the second year of online classes.  That is manifested in selective attendan...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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