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One year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many American students are unable to join online classes
One year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many American students are unable to join online classes

Teachers have also encountered problems because of unstable Wi-Fi; many teachers cannot hold lessons and give exams.

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How to choose an online course that will help you get a sought-after profession
How to choose an online course that will help you get a sought-after profession

According to a survey by Pearson in India back in 2019, 62% of university graduates positively rated the concept of online education.

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Six hundred thousand school children in Mumbai are unable to access online education
Six hundred thousand school children in Mumbai are unable to access online education

Ten months after transferring schools in Mumbai to remote learning, about sixty thousand people still cannot study online. 

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More than 90% of Indian students believe that remote learning reduces the quality of education
More than 90% of Indian students believe that remote learning reduces the quality of education

And about 80% are sure that the online format is absolutely unsuitable for studying at a traditional university.

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Distance learning in Germany can lead to the spread of pornography among children 
Distance learning in Germany can lead to the spread of pornography among children 

German schools were transferred to a distance teaching format to fight the coronavirus and reduce infection risk.  As a result, children began to learn remotely from home and there have been some issues. 

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The adaption and daily regime for international students during the era of the pandemic and distance learning

Eje Agalar, a sophomore at Weinberg College, goes to bed at 3 a.m. and wakes up around noon.  The native of Istanbul spends most of her time studying online, but her course is taught in a US time zone. Consequently, the difference in time between Turkey and the US turned her from a morning person into a night owl.

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Lockdown 2021: the situation in EU schools

Due to the new wave of the coronavirus pandemic, many schools in  European Union countries have not opened in the new year.

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The University of Delhi, which went online since March, plans to open offline classes

University spokesman Rajeev Gupta said that the university is preparing for the phased opening of offline classes.

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British students demand lower online tuition fees

More than 3,500 students from Loughborough University have signed a petition calling for the partial refund of their tuition fees. They claim that due to the transfer of classes into online space, their education quality has significantly decreased.

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How a school for attention-deficient children in Mumbai is coping with learning in the age of coronavirus

TABIS is designed to teach students who find it difficult to cope with the school environment and social adaptation.  Its Director, Pia Marker, told Financial Express Online about the challenges educators are faced with during the Covid19 pandemic.

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Authors of new Wealth-X report reveal where millionaires and world leaders studied

A new Wealth-X report revealed which universities had the most graduates with successful careers and high earnings.

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In India, online courses are replacing university degrees for jobseekers

Certified online courses completely replace classical university education. According to experts, some of them may even compete with degrees from Indian universities.

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Alibaba invests more than 1,5 billion dollars in an online education start-up

Alibaba, Tiger Global Management, Softbank Vision Fund, FountainVest Partners, and Sequoia Capital China have invested $1.6 billion in Chinese start-up Zuoyebang.  The company offers distance learning for school children.

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Remote learning in Turkey extended until January 22nd

Classes will be held online until the end of the semester.

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How online education may evolve after the global pandemic

Maxim Spiridonov, the CEO of Netology, one of the largest EdTech companies, said in his statement that education will have to adapt to the new environment and develop original approaches to education and create special platforms to broadcast lessons.

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Distance learning has increased teacher workload to critical levels

The extension of the distance learning format in schools in the Novosibirsk region has led to increased teacher workload, according to Deputy Governor Irina Manuilova.

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Indian teacher won 1MUSD and donated 500K to colleagues

In December 2020, rural Indian teacher, Ranjit Disali, won the honorary title of “Teacher of the Year”.

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Programming Out of Poverty: How India Becomes an IT Education Hub

In recent years, India has been actively developing the distant learning market for IT specialists. The world's largest investors, including the one and only Mark Zuckerberg, began to invest in Indian projects. 

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Japan allocates $2.8 Billion to purchase mobile computers for remote learning

The Japanese government has announced the launch of the GIGA project to purchase computers for remote learning.

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African schoolchildren are unable to switch to full-fledged remote learning

Due to the Covid19 pandemic, many schools were forced to switch to remote learning. Nevertheless, the reality is that not everyone has successfully succeeded in this endeavour because of a lack of hardware and an unreliable Internet connection.

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Google develops a distance learning platform for Indian school children

The world-renowned company Google has begun an active partnership with the Indian state of Maharashtra to create an accessible digital classroom platform for millions of students.

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China launches two platforms to support distance learning format

With the support of the Ministry of Education, China is launching two new online educational platforms: XuetangX and iCourse International.

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Distance learning in Germany is prolonged for an additional year

Taking into the account the second wave of the pandemic, Germany is in no hurry to return to the traditional learning format.

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