As of now, the entire nation is following the strict lockdown for some days. As part of the lockdown, all the schools and colleges across the nation were shut down. The Central Board of Secondary Education [CBSE] requested the NCERT to introduce an alternative academic calendar for the students of classes 1 to 12. The Chairman of the board informed all the principals that the academic calendar will be released soon as it is still under progress.
As per the subject of the letter, NCERT is all set to develop a new a ‘joyful’ calendar to the aspirants. With the new alternative calendar, the students will be able to pursue education joyfully. Apart from preparing the calendar for joyful learning, it will also put formed the different ways to access technology for an easier mode of learning.
The Chairman said that the curriculum will be released and the copy of the same will be shared with all the principals of different schools. He further added, ‘It’s also the time to embrace technology – whether it is Internet-based or not. Group video calls, conference calls, simple voice calls can help in effectively communicating with each other.’
In the letter, the CBSE Chairman also mentioned that online classes will be synchronized with the routine schedule in the school. Almost all the schools that follow the CBSE syllabus are being suggested to follow the prevalent digital learning platforms. The Ministry of Human Resource and Development [MHRD] has been providing the aforementioned platforms to the school management.
On the other hand, the entire nation is suffering from a critical crisis due to the spread of the COVID-19. In this highly difficult conditions, teaching and learning have become very tough for the teachers and students. To evade such issues, schools can utilize digital learning platforms in the best way.
The CBSE officials also advised the parents to make their kids cognizant about the exploitation of the content available online. The Chairman said that they will take all the necessary steps to avoid such misuse of online learning. In such a condition, the children may be under a huge influence of inappropriate content in such an age. To divert the minds of kids from watching such sites, the chairman advised the parents to make the children take part in household chores. Just stay tuned to our website to get the latest news about education, exams and more.