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Over 1 lakh schools in India have just 1 teacher, reveals UNESCO report

Over 1 lakh schools in India have just 1 teacher, reveals UNESCO report

Over 1 lakh schools in India have just 1 teacher, reveals UNESCO report
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By CNBCTV18.com Oct 11, 2021 9:21:35 PM IST (Published)

A report has revealed that over one lakh schools in India are run with just one teacher. Here is a statewise distribution

Even as excited students gradually head back to school after studying online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a report has revealed that over one lakh schools in India are run with just one teacher.

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According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO’s) 2021 State of the Education Report (SOER) for India: ‘No Teacher, No Class’ report, there are as many as 110,971 single-teacher schools in the country and 89 percent of such schools are in rural areas.
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States with a high percentage of single-teacher schools include Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Here’s a look at the state-wise distribution single-teacher schools schools
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