While the Pandemic has caused a stir not just affecting the routine lifestyles and the economic turmoil that it has shown up, what’s exciting is the number of years it has pushed us to ahead in time. What would have us a numerous years to achieve, the Pandemic has exposed us to bring in the best to achieve in such less time span. The whole exchange of information that has suddenly gone digital has made our lives go digital in less than a year and most of it can be seen in various sectors especially Education. The entire education system went from a phase of realization and learning during the Pandemic.
While the whole world is now innovating newer ideas which has brought us closer through a digital platform, it has surely brought in a huge change in the lives of the differently abled. The remote learning capacity that has been developed by most of the institutions has offered a better opportunity for closing in the gap of gender disparity especially amongst the differently abled. As per the recent report by BARC and Nielsen there has been a 30 percent increase in the time spent on education apps on smartphones since the lockdown. What is even more enticing is that Edtech segment saw an increase in user visits by 26 percent between April 2019 and March 2020, as compared to the same period from 2018-19, according to a report by similarweb.com.……………………………………………………………………………………
The Flexible Learning Strategies for Out of School Children programme is a UNESCO initiative with the aim of supporting inclusive and quality education for every child in the region. Our goal is to reach the remaining and most vulnerable 5% of children with no access to education in the region and support quality improvements in learning for every child.
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