CBSE to collaborate with Facebook for its new curriculum.
As the world is moving towards virtually, there comes both boon and bane of the digital platforms. Young minds are so delicate. Whatever they learn in the early phases of life, it reflects in their later stages. Specially, who are new to the tech world must be aware of cyberbullying, healthy digital habits, AR etc. Such awareness and education should be inculcated right from the initial phases of learning.
Indian Education Board has initiated for the same for its young students and teachers. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has partnered with Facebook, to teach students various aspects like safety, privacy, mental health and Instagram’s Guide for Building Healthy Digital Habits. They have also introduced certified programs in Augmented Reality for teachers. They plan to teach at least ten thousand teachers in the initial phase who can further teach students. Keeping Facebook as the central medium for it, the primary objective of the new curriculum is to ensure the well-being of students and preparing them for the future of work. They also aim to help identify and report threats and harassment as well as report misinformation.
References – Indian Express
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