While Karnataka government is yet to decide on school reopening, its SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for reopening are quite detailed. Many school managements say the SOPs are difficult to comply with.
Earlier this month, a government-appointed committee submitted guidelines on school education during COVID. In this interview, Dr Niranjanaradhya, a committee member, explains how they tried to tackle the issue.
Many believe that online classes are not feasible given the digital divide. In this interview, Shukla Bose, founder of Parikma schools that cater to children from slums, discusses why learning is in fact critical for marginalised children now and how Parikrma has dealt with the situation.
Legacy School Bangalore works with the citizen group Jalmitra to convert Rachenahalli lake into a classroom for its students. As the students learn and work with the local community, the condition of the lake has also improved