Q. State of the Education Report (SOER) for India: “No Teachers, No Class” report is released by which of the following organization/body?

[A] NITI Aayog

[B] Department of School Education and Literacy

[C] United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

[D] National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)

Answer: C
Notes:

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recently released its 2021 State of the Education Report (SOER) for India: “No Teachers, No Class”. It is an annual flagship report of UNESCO India. So far, two editions have been released in the past and this is the third edition of the State of Education Report.

The UNESCO analysed two data sets for the preparation of the report. These are the Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE+) 2018-19 round and the Periodic Labour Force Survey 2018-19.

Source: India’s school system faces acute shortage of teachers, says UNESCO report