Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in an official message to all school principals across the country has stated that an alternative academic calendar for students of classes 1 to 12 is being developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).
In the letter addressed to school heads, CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal said, “The alternative academic calendar for students of classes 1 to 12 which is being developed by NCERT. We will be sharing this with you shortly. This calendar is specially developed around activities that will help attain Learning Outcomes in a joyful manner. This calendar also suggests ways and means to use technology to aid and facilitate this process of learning.”
She also asked to use digital learning platforms extensively. ” Aside from the NCERT calendar, during these difficult times, teaching and learning can also continue with the help of comprehensive digital learning platforms focused on providing curriculum-linked and curated content”, she said.
Important web links:
Official Letter: Click here.