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How will the closure of school affect your children’s future, know

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The closure of schools around six months worldwide has not only resulted in educational loss, but it will also prove to have an impact on their lifetime income and livelihood in future. According to the report of the Council for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Harvard University, the closure of schools in classes one to 12 could reduce the lifetime income of these children by three to 5.6 per cent. 

Talking about the loss to the whole country, the GDP of developing countries like India may fall by an additional 1.5 percent. If these schools are not opened immediately, the loss will be much greater. Especially children of backward-deprived families will have a greater impact on their future earnings. Schools in India are also closed since mid-March. Colleges are opening in many states from September 21, but there is no possibility of schools opening by September 30. The OECD said that schools, families and children who do not have resources for online education will have a greater impact on their income or employment in the future. 

The effect of Kovid will be seen not for a year or two, but for a long time,
in India also the effect of Kovid will not be one or two years but will be long. Central Square Foundation managing director Shweta Sharma Kukreja says that there is an academic disadvantage of children because if they come to school after a long time, they will find it difficult to reconnect with teaching. Children have also been affected at the physical, social and mental levels. In such a situation, the educational activity of children can be brought to a normal level by making a one-two-year long strategy, by changing the curriculum.

It can also prevent loss of future, livelihood or income of children in future. The government, schools and parents will have to work together to form a far-reaching strategy with better coordination. If the schools reopen, they should not be double pressured to complete their studies. The income of more than 70 percent of private schools in the country is very weak, so new guidelines should be brought under the National Education Policy.

There is an economy going on around schooling. The
 OECD report is going to make us aware. Not only at the level of children, there is also an economy around full schooling. Things like children’s transportation system, sports and other events in school, better spending of teachers than their salary further boost the economy. Kamal Gaur, deputy director (education), Save the Children, said that the report suggests that a major change will have to be made in the method of reading and writing and learning. 

We have given this same training to teachers in Jharkhand, how can they make up for this six-month loss if they return to school again. Talking about primary schools or Anganwadi, children get nutritious food along with mid day meal and in the absence of this, dropouts can also be seen. In view of the large scale migration during lockdown, the government should bring such facility so that the child can go anywhere between the years and complete the incomplete education.  

Attention on these things is necessary —
Audio-video based training should be promoted in schools.
Teachers get fresh training for online teaching.
Digital boards within the classrooms should be opened with logistics.

Double loss —-
reduced from 7.4 to 3.6 hours per day Children’s education 
is spending 5.2 hours watching television on TV. Children
grow 14 to 27 percent, income is
07 percent more than children doing 10th-12th.  Western contribution Of higher education in countries

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