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Coronavirus: How Pune School Using Technology to Teach its Students
INDIA

Coronavirus: How Pune School Using Technology to Teach its Students

Coronavirus may have led to the closure of schools and colleges in Maharashtra, but technology and social media apps have come to the rescue of students. A Phoneix world school at Kharadi, Pune is using WhatsApp and Gmail to send class assignments to its students. The local government had directed schools and colleges in the state to remain shut till March 31, due to the coronavirus outbreak in the state. Despite the lockdown, educators at Phoneix world school at Kharadi, Pune have ensured that there are no roadblocks in the process of learning, by giving class assignments on WhatsApp and Gmail. Teachers have formed class-wise WhatsApp groups to help students continue their studies without interruption. "I have been sending different subjects assignment for my students. I a...
290 million Students Out of School as Global Virus Battle Intensifies
News

290 million Students Out of School as Global Virus Battle Intensifies

Almost 300 million students worldwide faced weeks at home after affected countries shut schools over the deadly new coronavirus, as the IMF urged an all-out, global offensive against the epidemic. More than 95,000 people have been infected and over 3,200 have died worldwide from the virus, which has now reached some 80 countries and territories. The vast majority of global deaths and infections are in China, where the virus first emerged late last year, prompting the country to quarantine entire cities, temporarily shut factories and close schools indefinitely. As the virus spread, other countries have also implemented extraordinary measures, with UNESCO saying Wednesday that 13 countries have closed schools, affecting 290.5 million children, while nine others have implemented lo...
Online School Aggregator Platform SchoolForSure.com Raises Funding Led by Foodpanda Co-founder Rohit Chadda
FUNDING

Online School Aggregator Platform SchoolForSure.com Raises Funding Led by Foodpanda Co-founder Rohit Chadda

New Delhi based online school admissions platform SchoolForSure.com has announced raising an undisclosed amount in angel funding from private investors amongst which is Rohit Chadda, co-founder Foodpanda & founder, PayLo, it said in a statement. SchoolForSure.com which operates a single platform for filling master application form for all schools enables parents to apply to multiple schools in a single click without having to visit each school. The young startup will use the proceeds to expand its team and increase its reach to more geographies. The platform was launched late last year and is presently operational in Delhi and allows nursery admissions to over 100 schools, the firm said in a statement. Rishi Shukla, co-founder & CEO of SchoolForSure.com said, “We are trying ...