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In J&K, 30% students took up online medium, 55% pupils opted for traditional mode of learning in 2021: ASER

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SRINAGAR: In Jammu and Kashmir around 55 percent of school students preferred to carry learning activities through traditional means while only 30 percent opted for online mode in 2021, a survey by ASER reveals.

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2021 reveals, a total of 55.1 percent of students from both private and government-run schools carried their educational activities through the traditional means during the selected survey time.

The report further reads that only 13.1 percent of the students had taken part in academic activities that were given to the students via broadcast medium and 28.9 percent via online means.

ASER in a breakup wise report said that among the enrolled children who did learning activities at home during the reference week includes 55.2 percent of students of government schools who took education via traditional means, 10.8 percent via broadcast medium and 23.8 percent via online means respectively.

Similarly, from the private schools, 55.1 percent of students took part in academic activities via traditional means, 16.8 percent through broadcast medium and 37.3 percent of students did learning activities at home via online medium.

Pertinently, earlier this week, it was reported about the students enrolled in government schools who had no textbooks for their current grade. According to the report, only 94 percent of the students studying in government schools were having textbooks in the current grade during 2021—(KNO)


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