Narratives of online education in India: issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity

  title={Narratives of online education in India: issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity},
  author={R. Jaggi},
  journal={Journal of Children and Media},
  pages={55 - 59}
  • R. Jaggi
  • Published 2020
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Children and Media
According to a UNESCO report, the Coronavirus pandemic has confined 321 million children in India to their homes (and homelessness) because of the closure of schools since the lockdown was announced on 24 March 2020. With multiple phases of “Mission Unlock” underway since June 2020 to revive the sluggish economy, there has been little focus on the subject of reopening of schools in a country where over 1.5 million schools are based on traditional classroom education in the offline mode. However… Expand


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