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Post Covid-19 Era: Higher Education Transformation from Offline to Online
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj, Nagpur University, Nagpur 440033, India
Adv. Mater. Proc., 2020, 5 (4), 20040409
Publication Date (Web):10/08/2020
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During the past few months, with somewhere to coronavirus everywhere, the invisible virus has taught us lesson. Post COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the entire scenario of higher education and the educational Institutes in India has undergone massive reformed transformation. We have started to look into new openings to educate ourselves to find the solutions to paradigm shift in learning from traditional teaching method of chalk, talk and board to virtual teaching by means of innovations in technology. However, structural imbalances exist even in this digital era. The major issues with the rural learning is the problem of internet access, electricity and ICT tools like laptops and smart phones. The Government of India should take steps, consider the ground reality, work to bring poor, lower stratum of society, underprivileged students in the forefront of main stream quality education. Our country’s policies should ensure a strong foundation in this difficult time of crisis to innovate, ensure quality education to all for few critical months and future as well with sustainable inclusive development.