New Delhi : CBSE Handbooks On Cyber Safety And Value-Based Global Education Launched
On 20th May 2020, Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ released three handbooks prepared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on measures taken by the Board to adopt value-based global standards of education. This event took place through video conferencing in New Delhi.
Releasing these three booklets, the Union Minister informed that the Handbook ‘Cyber Safety: A Handbook for Students of Secondary & Senior Secondary Schools’ is prepared to create awareness about cybersecurity among the students from class IX to XII. He said that the booklet will be a perfect guide for teenagers who use the internet and other digital platforms frequently and hence, face a variety of security risks.
Shri Pokhriyal further informed that through the booklet ‘In Pursuit of Excellence: A Handbook for Principals,’ the school principals will be made aware of the board’s systems and other useful information. It will ensure better coordination between schools and CBSE administration. He added that the third booklet is ’21st Century Skills: A Handbook’ through which CBSE will make everyone aware of 21st-century skills and motivate them to use them in their daily life.
Shri Pokhriyal lauded the efforts of CBSE for preparing the booklets to benefit all the stakeholders under the entire education system of the country. The Minister hoped that these booklets will help in developing a better understanding of the cybersecurity, improving efficiency, gaining skills and leadership experience.