Education sector reinvents itself in pandemic

Chennai: With the pandemic hitting every sector hard, education is no exception. However, stakeholders are finding innovative ways to come out of the crisis.

For instance, Russia’s engineering and medical colleges have announced a slew of measures they are planning to take towards enhancing the safety of Indian students and the continuity of their studies even when the situation of the pandemic and travel restrictions may intensify in the future.

Participating in a press meet organised in Chennai by Russian Centre of Science and Culture, in association with Study Abroad Educational Consultants, representatives of leading Russian universities said that they had initiated talks with leading Indian medical colleges and hospitals including D. MGR Medical University for clinical training of their students in India, exchange of faculty and students, and joint research work.

The Indian students shall also be required to get fully vaccinationated when they travel to Russia, once the curbs are lifted. The direct classes will be conducted adhering to internationally accepted Covid-19 guidelines.

Learning management system

Novac Technology Solutions has announced expanded its services to the education sector by launching an ed-tech platform Novac Klass LMS (Learning Management System).

Zell Education has partnered with Novac by becoming the first company to enhance the learning and training of the end customers through Novac Klass.

Classroom at home

Tata Sky and Vedantu have announced a partnership to “make quality education accessible and affordable to students across India”.

Breaking down the common barriers of learning including cost, distance, and timing, two dedicated linear platform services, called Tata Sky JEE Pre and Tata Sky NEET Prep in association with Vedantu will cater to students from class nine.


Balasubramani Muniyandi