CBSE partners with Facebook to launch free training program for teachers, students


New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education-CBSE has partnered with Facebook to launch a free and comprehensive training program for teachers and students of its affiliated schools in the first phase from August to November this year in virtual mode.

The program will cover teacher training on augmented reality and student training on digital safety and online well- being. The training program will be for three weeks in which 10 thousand teachers will be trained on augmented reality while 10 thousand students will be trained on digital safety and well-being.

The registration process for the training program will be held from 6th to 20th of this month. The programme for teachers will be launched on 10th of August while the students training will begin from 6th August. The participants will also receive a joint e- certificate from CBSE and Facebook on successful completion of the course. In the second phase, CBSE will introduce the training program on digital safety and augmented reality for 30 thousand students in each category. Schools have to online nominate their teachers and students for the training programs.

Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has appreciated the initiative launched by CBSE and Facebook to introduce training programs in augmented reality for teachers and digital Safety for students. In a tweet, Mr. Nishank said, he encourages teachers and students to join these programs.