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
What training facilities do Bengaluru offer for its aspiring sportspersons? In this edition of Citizens Live, Olympian Pramila Aiyappa and para-athlete Shalini Saraswathi talk about existing facilities and what needs to change
Are Bengaluru’s youth disconnected from social realities? Here is a look at the city’s young volunteers that prove they aren’t. From serving others to saving the planet, there’s much these volunteers are trying to do
As children increasingly consume junk food, some Bengaluru schools have adopted strict policies to ensure that their students eat healthy. These schools’ policies range from providing food cooked at school itself, to replacing any junk food children bring from home