Professor M M Pant -- IGNOU, IIT Kanpur, University of Western Ontario

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During the COVID pandemic, it has become evident that our education systems were neither prepared to handle learning in a remote environment, nor did they prepare learners to be independent seekers of knowledge. Is this global health scare an opportunity for all of us to return to the basics and shift the focus from teaching to learning? Prof M M Pant, Pro-Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University, an avid champion of making children future-ready and one of the most eloquent speakers in academia shares his thoughts about the current situation and how students, parents and educators can make the best use of this opportunity to shape our collective future. Director of Schools (Indian Subcontinent), Ritika Subhash, discusses Education and Learning in times of the Corona pandemic with Professor M M Pant.

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