The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has tied up with Facebook to start courses on digital security and online health and augmented reality.
Due to Corona, online classes and e-learning have increased the use of internet in students. Also, there has been an increase in addiction to online tampering, fake news, misleading information and internet usage.
In view of this, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has tied up with Facebook to start courses on digital safety and online health and augmented reality in which Facebook will train digital security for teachers and students for free.
Will start in August to November
According to CBSE officials, such courses and training can save students and teachers from potential difficulties online. The first phase of training will start from August to November 2020 which will be virtual mode training.
Those who complete the e-certificate training will be given a joint e-certificate from both the institutions on completion of the course. This training program of CBSE and Facebook will be of three weeks in which ten thousand teachers will be trained on the challenges facing the Internet. Along with this, 10,000 students will also be trained about digital safety.
Training will be provided under the Digital Security category, under the
Digital Security category, students will be trained about the Instagram Toolkit. The registration process for this will run from July 6 to July 20.
The teachers’ training program will start from August 10, while the program for students will start on August 6. This initiative of CBSE has also been praised by Union Human Resource Development Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank through a tweet.