CBSE Letter to Parents to inform about New Change – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said that at least two periods of Art Education per week is mandatory in all the CBSE affiliated schools. Some key changes have been made by the CBSE for the new academic session of 2019-20. The CBSE has written a letter to all the parents of students saying that it will now focus on skill-oriented learning.
Moreover, the national level board of education has written a detailed letter to the parents listing it achievements by quoting the National Assessment Survey of 2017-18, which says that “the competency of CBSE students is above the national average, yet there is scope for the improvement.”
The Art Education, Sports Period, Introduction of new subjects like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Early Childhood Care Education and Yoga has been made mandatory by the CBSE.
The board has also introduced the culinary art for class 6 to 8 students while making art integration a cross-cutting theme across all the discipline.
A podcast named “CBSE-Shiksha Vani” has also been launched for parents, students and the public to provide them interesting information regarding the Board’s activities and guidelines from time to time.
Regarding the introduction of sports, games or yoga period in schools, the CBSE chairman Anita Karwal mentioned the importance of physical activities in the letter. She said, there is evidence that the physical activity leads to long-lasting changes in brain wiring. Worldwide research has proven that cortisol level can be reduced by practicing yoga, thereby enhancing the immunity of the body.