- 19 Jul 2020
- 1 min read
India’s online classrooms are outdated for disabled kids. Covid just made it worse
Education for children with disability has mostly been seen from the point of access and hardly inclusion. But Covid-19 pandemic is an opportunity to change that.
This opinion was published in ThePrint on July 19, 2020.
About the Authors
Pooja Pandey is a Project 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.
In Focus: Interpreting the NEP’s Language Provision for Greater Inclusion
Part three in a series on the National Education Policy
‘Government Needs To Intervene’: Recent Issues of School Fee and the Case of Maharashtra
Part two of a three-part series on the National Education Policy
The New Education Policy and Inclusive Education Framework in India
Part one of a three-part series on the National Education Policy: A historical overview of how inclusion has been viewed in different national education policiesPrivacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.