The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is soon to announce the evaluation criteria for Class 12 students. Reports are there that the announcement will be made today only.
Subsequently, following the announcement of the marking criteria, the Class 12 results may be out within a month. However, the Board is yet to make any official announcement in this regard.
CBSE had on June 4 constituted a 12-member high-level committee for the evaluation formula. Though the panel was to submit its report within 10 days or by June 14, as per reports, the committee later asked for an extension.
On the other hand, CBSE has signed an MoU with AICTE to motivate, train and engage school students and teachers in various initiatives for skill enhancement currently being organised by AICTE for its Engineering and Technology students and faculty.
NEP-2020 emphasizes on nurturing young students for problem-solving and critical thinking at the school level. Teachers, therefore, shall have to become mentors and guide these young students to pursue innovation and entrepreneurship, read an official notification.
To strengthen the mentoring capacity of teachers, CBSE, in collaboration with the Innovation Cell, AICTE, Ministry of Education, launched the ‘Innovation Ambassador Program’. In which the teachers from affiliated schools shall be trained on the following five modules:
1. Design Thinking & Innovation
2. Idea generation & Ideal hand-holding
3. Intellectual Property Rights
4. Product / Prototype development
5. Finance, Sales and HR
Moreover, an MoU has been signed between CBSE and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCEAR) for a project on Skilling in Schools.
NCEAR will undertake a research study in two phases to provide appropriate advice to implement skilling in schools in accordance with the National Education Policy 2020.