Effect of COVID19 on Educational Sector

Speaker:  Ashish Seth – Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Topic(s):  Society and the Computing Profession

Abstract

Pandemic has badly affected many sectors including Academics. According to UNESCO pandemic has adversely impact over 290 million students across 22 countries. The UNESCO estimates that about 32 crores students are affected in India, including those in schools and colleges. Most of the Governments around the world have temporarily closed educational institutions to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus. 

In India too, as a part of the nationwide lockdown has closed all educational institutions, as a consequence of which, learners ranging from school going children to postgraduate students, are affected. The UNESCO report estimates that the coronavirus pandemic will adversely impact over 290 million students across 22 countries. The UNESCO estimates that about 32 crores students are affected in India, including those in schools and colleges. These surveys are important because they target specific stakeholders in higher education. 

 The lecture covers a detailed study on the following:
Survey done by  different national and international organisations such as  University Grant Commission (UGC) & Human Resource Development, Institute of International Education (IIE), USA, European Association for International Education (EAIE), Erasmus Student Network (ESN),  Europe and International Association of Universities (IAU)
Impact on teaching learning activities 
Challenges Identified and Future Directions
Possible Flexible Learning Possibilities 

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  25
Duration:  45 minutes
Languages Available:  English
Last Updated: 

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