Globally, education and training systems are undergoing unprecedented disruptions due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), calling for timely efforts to ensure that learning can continue in one form or another. While most of the attention has understandably been focused on health, safety, livelihoods, and economic growth, it is crucial to recognize that the pandemic can undermine hard-earned progress in education at all levels unless timely action is taken.
School education is considered as a necessity, reaffirmed by the Right to Education Act. However, a consensus is building that school is necessary but not sufficient for a successful education. Why? Because the after-school market has been growing over the last 2 decades, earlier it was via physical private tuition and now via EdTech companies.