Considering the current pandemic situation in the Country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CBSE Board has revised the ‘Alternative Academic Calendar’ for Classes IX to XII. The circular was already published by the Board in this regard. The removed topics are not to be part of the internal assessments as well as the Board examination to be held in 2021.
The Board has taken this step to reduce the examination stress of the students and prevent the learning gaps. In the current scenarios, there are various challenges being faced not only by the students but by the teaching staff too. Because of the ‘Learning from Home’ constraints, there might be issues in effective teaching and learning.
The Board is organizing a virtual orientation programme for Principals and Teaching Staff on 17th July 2020 at 3:00 p.m. to ensure uniformity and standardization in the transaction of the new curriculum with compromising the quality and training levels.
The programme will be live-streamed and can be accessed from the link below. The teaching staff is expected to have a Gmail account for accessing the live streaming in the below link.
The Board has also ensured to webcast the programme in other social media platforms of CBSE and links of the same shall be circulated through CBSE-CoEs and e-Sandesh. To read the complete circular released by the CBSE Board, please click here.
The Board has urged all the schools to adopt/adapt the alternative Academic Calendar developed by NCERT for Primary and Upper classes.
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