The dictionary describes Education as the act of teaching knowledge to others and the act of receiving knowledge from someone else. Education also refers to the knowledge received through schooling or instruction and to the institution of teaching as a whole.
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected education in innumerable ways, leading to the advancement in the school dropout rate in India. The increase in unemployment since the pandemic has driven parents to prioritise survival instead of education.
Over the decade, digitalisation has extensively impacted India’s educational system, with newer techniques being implemented. Digital education has the effect of expanding the reach of learning to communities that could otherwise be excluded. It provides scope for personalised and self-directed study and can potentially lead to an enormous transformation in the education sector of India.
The Bihar government has increased its scholarship amount for girl students. Girls who have completed their graduation will get ₹50,000 and those who completed schooling i.e., class 12 examinations, will receive ₹25,000.
At Turn The Bus, we are focused on delivering digital education solutions to underserved communities in India.Turn The Bus conveys video and audio-based digital learning solutions to the lower strata of society. Here, in conversation with Java Singh, a content creator, an educator, and an integral part of our organisation.
At Turn The Bus, our primary goal is to deliver digital education solutions to underserved communities in India. Here, we intend to bring forth the hard work, motivation, and planning that goes behind making this organisation a triumph. Here, in conversation with Gagandeep Singh (Co-founder of Turn The Bus India foundation), sharing with us his contributions, personal anecdotes and his role behind Turn The Bus.
As the country celebrated its 76th Independence day, we at Turn the Bus were elated to achieve our goal to reach 38,000 Bihar high school students through our learning app.
The picture in focus is from the Enrollment drive - 2021, with the help of the Jeevika team in Bihar we were able to enroll 20,000+ students. With the start of the academic year for BSEB students, we have launched into the Enrollment Drive-2022 with a goal to increase student engagement on the app.