- 11 Nov 2021
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Education in Times of COVID-19: Strengthening Parental Engagement in Early Childhood Education
Insights on the teachers and schools in Maharashtra who received support to leverage the potential of technology during the pandemic—and those who did not—may prove critical to reforming ECE as schools reopen across the country
This opinion was published in The Bastion on November 11, 2021.
About the Authors
Pooja Pandey is a Research Fellow working in the area of Education. She completed her post graduation in 2017 with a degree in Development (with a specialization in Law, Policy and Governance) from Azim Premji University, Bangalore. Prior to Vidhi, she was working with Participatory Research in Asia(PRIA) for 2.5 years and was the India coordinator for UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility of Higher Education. She was also leading PRIA’s Youth n Democracy campaign, which is a Pan India initiative to talk about youth in India and raise important conversations around identity, diversity, democracy and aspiration. She has represented the campaign at various national and international youth forums in India, South Korea and Thailand. She has also simultaneously worked on EU funded projects on Responsible Research and Innovation(RRI). Her area of interest includes Education, identity, and participatory research methodologies.
Consultant - Research and Evaluation, The Akanksha Foundation
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