programming & socially-responsible initiatives, India’s leading Marathi
News Channel, ABP Majha, concluded its first ever ‘Education
E-Conclave’, Majha Shikshan Parishad on 18th May,
2020. ABP Majha took an inventive route to bring together various eminent
personalities in the realm of education, at one platform, to deliberate on the
ongoing issues & concerns about the continuity & augmentation of
address the queries & concerns flooding people’s minds, pertaining to
education amid COVID-19. The Education E-Conclave was marked by the virtual
presence of Vinod Tawde (Former state education minister), Dr.
Sameer Dalwai (Psychiatrist), Bhausaheb Chaskar (Teacher, Active
Teacher’s forum Maharashtra), Mrs. Meera Korde (Chairperson of
Saraswati School), and Mr. Sunil Choudhary (Parent Association Head).
change in the education system of India, the conclave focused on answering
various pertinent questions with regard to the 10th & 12th examinations,
pending university examinations, entrance admissions, and integrating virtual
learning in the curriculum and pedagogy of educational institutions, along with
the technological & infrastructural challenges associated with e-learning.
conclave highlighted on the significance of ‘life-skills’ as part of the school
curriculum, especially at a critical time like this. They suggested going
beyond the syllabus & the traditional model of learning towards a more
holistic development of students. The conclave also threw light on the digital
divide that exists in our society, especially in Maharashtra, wherein 80
percent of students lack the connections or hardware to learn remotely.
|Avinash Pandey, CEO. ABP News Network|
was paid on bolstering physical & mental health of children during these
tumultuous times to deal with the challenges precipitated by the pandemic.
e-conclave, Avinash Pandey, CEO, ABP News Network, said, “We are
proud to be initiating a virtual version of our education conclave ‘Majha
Shikshan Parishad.’ During this time of crisis, it is pertinent for us to
capture the lingering questions about education, as teachers & students are
physically or demographically separated, constantly looking for a solution to
ensure an uninterrupted flow of
education. The lockdown has significantly altered the traditional modes of
learning and our aim through this conclave was to instil confidence among the
students & educators of the country to rise above the challenges of this