Today, at 3 pm, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will begin a two-year ‘reading mission’ to 25,000 schools.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will launch a two-year “reading mission” in its respective 25,000 schools. Teachers’ webinars on school reading culture will also be included in the program. The mission aims to improve students’ reading ability. As part of this objective, students of CBSE-affiliated schools will have access to English and Hindi literature.
“… In line with the recommendations of NEP 2020, under this mission, schools and teachers will have access to a standard English and Hindi children’s story book repository and supplementary resources for grades 6 through 8,” the board’s official statement said.
“CBSE will expand the CBSE Reading Challenge (English and Hindi), currently organized for eighth-tenth grade students to sixth-seventh grade students. Reading missions will help students build vocabulary, create connections between stories and their own lives, and develop a culture of reading and exposure to their new ideas, ”the CBSE statement added.
The CBSE Reading Mission will be launched in collaboration with the first book Storyweaver and the Central Square Foundation.