September 27, 2013, 1:36 pm
The Central Board of Secondary Education conducted a two-day training conference from to equip global learners with 21st century skills at The Indian High School, Dubai. The conference concluded on Wednesday.
CBSE affiliated school’s principals and heads participated in the two-day event. The workshop on day one was followed by a conference on ’Equipping Global Learners with 21st Century Skills’ which was inaugurated by minister for human resource development, government of India, Pallam Raju.
CBSE chairman, Vineet Joshi, led sessions on the recent initiatives on skill development of teachers, assessment of speaking and listening skills, open text-based assessment, gender sensitivity in schools and values education at the conference. The event witnessed an exchange of thoughts and ideas between academicians and CBSE officials. Important issues pertaining to curriculum planning with effective transaction, contemporary teaching methodologies in global perspective and consistent capacity building of teachers for future were deliberated at the event.
This workshop was also a part of CBSE’s initiative towards Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) which aims to improve student’s performance by assessing it at regular intervals, right from the beginning of the academic session and employing suitable remedial measures for enhancing their learning performance.