According to reports, the Central Board of Secondary Education will be conducting an orientation cum training programme on Alternative Academic Calendar. The Training programme will be conducted for the teachers and principals on July 17, 2020, via Google Meet.
The CBSE Chairman and the NCERT Director Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty will be giving addressing and interacting with the principals who will be participating in the programme. All the principles of the schools affiliated to the board along with its teachers are required to participate in the Alternative Academic Calendar Training programme.
According to the official notification provided, in order to join the programme, the schools principals will have to join through devices in which they java logged in with email ID available at cbseshiksha.in. The programmes will also be webcasted through social media platforms of the CBSE and the links of the same will be provided through the CBSE-CoEs and e-Sandesh.
The official notification is available on the website - cbseacademic.nic.in. A direct link to check the official notification is also provided below.
The Alternative Academic calendar was developed by the NCERT for Primary and Upper classes in April 2020 while the revised calendar was released on July 7, 2020. The revised calendar contains reduced topics and rationalization of syllabus up to 30 per cent for 190 subjects for the students from class 1 to 12 as a one time measure.
The programme will be stream through the link provided below.
The aim of reducing the syllabus for the students was to decrease the examination stress of the students due to the prevailing health emergency situation and prevent the learning gaps caused due to the COVID-19 lockdown.