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Madhav Chavan on challenges to education in Covid-19, and doable solutions

Undaunted by the challenges the pandemic has posed for education, Chavan offers radical - but doable - solutions to Anjuli Bhargava

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Anjuli Bhargava 



Madhan Chavan
College education, he argues, needs a fundamental overhaul | Illustration: Binay Sinha

There’s nothing conventional about Madhav Chavan. I expect the founder of one of the country’s largest NGOs, Pratham, which focuses on providing quality to the underprivileged, to rant about how the Covid-19 crisis has disrupted teaching across the country, how it has hurt students who lack access to online learning, how this would widen the gap between rich and poor kids…

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First Published: Fri, August 21 2020. 23:38 IST

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