Active citizenship in school

Joshi, Suman (2021) Active citizenship in school. Learning Curve (9). pp. 101-103. ISSN 2582-1644

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Abstract

The past year has been like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc not just in terms of lives lost but also in terms of the disruption of normal life. As this report i shows, this disruption affected the poorer sections disproportionately, deepening the already wide chasms between the haves and the have-nots. One area where this has been felt acutely is in the education sector where, while a small minority has access to the internet and online classes, a large percentage of their counterparts have virtually forfeited a whole year. ii While this was an unprecedented situation, what could have saved us from this disaster? What can we do better so that if we are faced with a a situation like this again, the same injustices are not perpetrated?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Joshi, Suman
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Education for Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Schooling, Textbooks
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2691
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