Impact of education due to covid19

How Tamil Nadu

Village’s Only

Graduate Helps As

Schools Shut Amid

Covid

“Earlier, very few were

interested but soon more

children joined classes.

They are now much more

interested in learning,”

Sandhya, BCom graduate

told ANI.

 

 

Coimbatore : 

Sandhya, the first and only graduate of Chinnampathy tribal village in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore, has stepped up to fill up the educational void in the lives of children caused by the shutting down of schools due to the COVID-induced lockdown.The BCom graduate is doing her bit by providing free classes to the children of her village.Earlier, very few were interested but soon more children joined classes. They are now much more interested in learning,” Sandhya told ANI.Sandhya also teaches children folk dance and music during the classes.She further said, “I am the only graduate from the settlement. Most of the children here stop studies after completing elementary or middle school as the families cannot afford to send them to school.””I am taking regular classes for all subjects. There is a primary level school in the village and the government provides all the facilities. But due to lack of awareness, there are many school dropouts in the village,” in the covid 19 time The COVID-19 pandemic has affected educational systems worldwide, leading to the near-total closures of schools, early childhood education and care services, universities and colleges.starting with broadcasting video lessons via television and using online distance learning platforms. Organizations like EdCamp Ukraine organized online professional development and peer-to-peer learning opportunities for teachers to meet remotely and share experiences with online learning during the COVID-19 crisis. Ukraine also conducted information campaigns, such as “Schools, We Are Ready,” together with UNICEF, to inform teachers, administrators, students, and parents about the guidelines for safe and sustained learning under COVID-19 in the 2020–21 school year.these losses are found to be much higher among students whose parents have less education, a finding reinforced by a study showing that children from socioeconomically advantaged families have received more parental support with their studies during the school closure period.Most governments decided to temporarily close educational institutions in an attempt to reduce the spread of as of 12 January 2021, approximately 825 million learners are currently affected due to school closures in responsee to the pandemic. According tomonitoring, 23 countries are currently implementing nationwide closures and 40 are implementing local closures, impacting about 47 percent of the world’s student population. 112 countries’ schools are currently openEarly childhood education and care (ECEC) as well as school closures impact not only students, teachers, and families,but have far-reaching economic and societal consequences.school closures in response to the pandemic have shed light on various social and economic issues, including  student debt, learning fooddinsecurity,and homelessness,as well as access to  and .The impact was more severe for disadvantaged children and their families, causing interrupted learning, compromised nutrition, childcare problems, and consequent economic cost to families who could not work in the covid 19 time school are not opening and children’s are studying in our Home .

 

By : G Gnana Priya dharshini