September 15, 2021, 8:46 pm
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar have collaborated to launch the "Eklavya series". The focus of the series will be to clarify NEP and showcase how to effectively implement NEP 2020 across the schools.
"The National Education Policy 2020 envisions a transformational shift in education. The goal is to nurture in our students creativity, out-of-box thinking, conceptual understanding and learning how to learn", the official release from CBSE reads.
Eklavya is an interactive online educational program that will contain numerous hands-on activities, projects, models which help in conceptual understanding of various topics, thought provoking questions, assignments which promote out-of-box creative thinking (Why Neeraj Chopra threw javelin at 36 degree), inspiring DIY(do it yourself) project videos using local material which relate the curriculum to life.
The content will be of varying levels and will cover topics in the Science and Mathematics Curriculum of classes 6 to 12. Therefore, students from these grades should avail this opportunity to register and participate for conceptual clarity and joyful learning.
The registration process was started on September 10, 2021, onwards is compulsory and free of cost. The first episode will be shown on September 26 and the topic will be Neeraj Chopra and Newton’s laws of motion.
The live episodes can be watched on the official Youtube page of CCL IITGN.
"All Principals are requested to avail this opportunity to fulfil the requisite number of teacher professional development hours for their teachers by asking teachers to enrol for this course. For the teachers, successful completion of the course with submission of homework will be considered equivalent to 30 hours of Teachers Training/Capacity Building Program", it added.
The CBSE further added said that this series will help students and teachers by equipping them with scientific temper and key competencies.