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Demand rises for e-learning during Covid-19 lockdown

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: At a time when kids are confined inside of four partitions of the home, a learn about has discovered that oldsters are nervous over loss of bodily activities among kids. The survey conducted as a part of international day of households by Edtech company Lifology also discovered that 61 % of households have opted for e-learning due to uncertainty in education.

The survey that spans throughout 14 states and 38,564 oldsters was conducted by government director of APCDA Marilyn Maze and Lifology director Rahul J Nair. It was completed at the eve of United Nation’s International Day of Families on May 15 to explore how the present Covid disaster has affected parenting, education and to grasp long run tendencies in career steerage enviornment.

“The consider in e learning and virtual steerage has grown and can evolve to replace all conventional tactics. The oldsters must stability the net and offline activities in their kids” said Maze, who led the research.

Families had been the affected deeply in this disaster. According to the survey, loss of fascinating activities to interact kids productively is a concern.

Around 61% of parents throughout children of every age subscribed to e-learning in this period. Parents of the older children (16-19) discovered their kids spend 43% of the time online. The reliance of E learning is expanding in spite of apprehensions from the parents in regards to the time their kids spend time online. On fascinating side is that 90% of households feel more connected to their kids throughout the lockdown, a statement issued by Lifology said.

Praveen Parameswar, CEO of Lifology said "the ongoing Covid crisis will change the dimensions of education and the way we spend time for it. The impact of this crisis is long term and parents, children will have to embrace modern technology, digital world for education and career guidance. Informed and productive use of digital media is going to be the game changer for families in future".

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