Published: April 18, 2020 10:39:49 am
As classes were suspended for over months due to lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to reduce syllabus for classes 9 to 12 for the academic year 2020-21. “NCERT has come out with revised activities calendar for 1-8, CBSE is assessing the situation and loss of time to rationalise syllabus for classes 9-12 and inform in due course of time,” said a board official.
The National Council of Educational Research And Training, NCERT has recently released alternative academic calendar for classes 1 to 12.
The academic calendar will cover the classes from 1 to 12 and subject areas. This calendar will cater to the need of all children including Divyang students (children with special need) — link for audio books, radio programmes, video programme will be included.
The calendar contains week-wise plan consisting of interesting and challenging activities, with reference to theme/ chapter taken from syllabus or textbook. Most importantly, it maps the themes with the learning outcomes.The purpose of mapping of themes with learning outcomes is to facilitate teachers/parents to assess the progress in the learning of children and also to go beyond textbooks.
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