The year 2020 was a completely unprecedented one, with the Covid-19 pandemic adversely impacting all sectors. The education sector, undoubtedly, faced the most number of challenges and adversities owing to school closures and the sudden shift that was required to the digital mode of learning.
Now, in 2021, various states across India have made announced the reopening of schools with adherence to Covid-19 protocols. So how will schools make up for the lost year with respect to the learning loss that has occurred, and how will they address the mental health of the students and staff after a tough year has passed?
We at EducationToday thus invited five eminent educators from the education fraternity to provide their inputs on the topic. Our panelists are- Mrs. B Dasgupta – Principal of The Aryan School, Dehradun; Dr. Manoj Kumar N J – Principal of St. Gregorios School, Dwarka, Delhi; Mrs. Tini Binu – Principal of Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidya Mandir, Mulund; Ms. Ruby Verghese - Vice Principal of Tilak Public School, Nerul and Ms. Kanchan Srivastav – Principal of Daffodils Public School, Mirzapur.
Watch the interesting panel discussion to hear what are panelists have to say about reopening schools post-pandemic.