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Introduction of a new course under vocational stream, namely, General Health Care in collaboration with relevant Industry/ Organization from the academic session 2008-09

You may be aware that the Central CBSE Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is implementing competency based vocational education with industry support and collaboration in a phased manner. As there is a felt need for skilled workforce in the field of health care services, CBSE Board is planning to introduce a vocational coruse in General Health Care in collaboration and joint certification with relevant organisation.

Introduction to Financial Market Management as a course under Professional Competency Education at Senior Secondary level

s you are aware, the Central CBSE Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been offering a nurnber of courses under vocational education at senior seeondary level. The Govt. of India in recent years has laid a lot of emphasis on streamlining vocational education so that it fulfils the emerging need of the market by focusing on employability skills. In consonance with this thrust the CBSE has introduced a course in Financial Market Management (FMM) under vocational stream from the academic session 2007-08.

Introduction to Creative Writing and Translation Studies as an elective subject at Senior Secondary level

As you may be aware, the Central CBSE Board of Secondary Education has, in recent years, introduced a number of new courses such as Biotechnology, Fashion Studies, Multimedia & Web Technology and Entrepreneurship at the Senior School level with the object of addressing emerging needs of the student community. In pursuance of this policy of expanding the choice of subjects for students, particularly in non-conventional spheres of knowledge and skills that have bright employment prospects, the CBSE Board has decided to introduce a course in ‘Creative Writing and Translation Studies’ as an optional elective under academic subjects at senior secondary level. It can be offered by students as one of the four elective subjects and also as an additional elective subject at +2 stage in combination with any subjects that are already available in the Scheme of Studies of the CBSE Board. The subject is be introduced from the academic session 2007-08.

Teaching of Japanese Language

As you may be aware the Japanese language was introduced as one of the optional foreign languages in the schools affiliated to CBSE in class VI from the year 2006–07. The textbook and workbook prepared by Japan Foundation in consultation with the CBSE Board were made available to schools which intoduced the language in class VI. The course in Japanese language will be extended to class VII from the year 2007–08. Announcement and syllabus for class VII have been put up on CBSE website. Schools which have already introduced the language in class VI may write to the Japan Foundation at the address given below with a copy marked to CBSE giving details of their requirement of textbooks and workbooks for class VII which are under preparation now. Schools which plan to introduce the language from the academic year 2007–08 in Class VI/VII may also write to the Japan Foundation giving details of their requirement of course materials

Introduction of Financial Market Management as a course under Vocational Education at Senior Secondary level

As you are aware, the Central CBSE Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been offering a number of courses under vocational education at Senior Secondary level. The Govt. of India in recent years has laid a lot of emphasis on streamlining vocational education so that it fulfils the emerging need of the market by focusing on employability skills. In consonance with this thrust the CBSE is planning to introduce a course in Financial Market Management (FMM) under vocational steam which is likely to be renamed as Professional Education & Training

Physical Education as an Elective Subject at the Senior Secondary level

The CBSE Board offers physical Education as one of’the Eiective Subjects at the Senior Secondarlr level under the academic stream. Schools are granted affiliation to this Subject after the fulfilment of certain conditjons which include the availability of play ground and other teaching facilities. It is also imperative that the schools should have a fully qualified teacher wirh Master’s Degree in Physical Education in order to teach the Subject.

Introduction of Japanese Language

As you are aware, the Central CBSE Board of Secondary Education offers 29 languages besides Hindi and English at Secondary and Senior Secondary levels. Out of these 09 are foreign languages. As a follow up of an MOU signed between the Govemment of lndia and the Govemment of Japan, the CBSE Board proposes to introduce Japanese language in the school curriculum for its affiliated schools from the academic year 2006-07. Initially the language will be introduced at Class VI and it will be extended to higher classes progressively. The course materials are being developed by experts and they would be available to schools before the commencement of the 2006-2007 academic session.

Introduction of Environmental Education as a compulsory subject in schools from Class I to XII

The issues of environmental concerns relating to depleting natural sources, eradication of many natural species, increasing pollution, global warming resulting in ecological imbalances and natural calamities, health concerns arising out poor wastage management systems and other diverse issues have attracted the attention of the people worldwide. Educating the people of a nation on the above issues appears to be vital for the sustenance of the globe in all its grandeur.

Introduction of Fashion Studies as an elective subject

The CBSE Board has decided to introduce Fashion Studies as one of the elective subjects at the academic stream at the senior school level in class XI from the ensuing academic year 2004–05. The course has been designed in collaboration with the National Institute of Fashion Technology. The focus of the subject will be on Garment design, Garment manufacture and other related areas. The course can be offered along with any other elective subject in the academic stream. A copy of the brochure developed in this regard is enclosed for information.

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Latest NCERT & CBSE News

Read the latest news and announcements from NCERT and CBSE below. Important updates relating to your studies which will help you to keep yourself updated with latest happenings in school level education. Keep yourself updated with all latest news and also read articles from teachers which will help you to improve your studies, increase motivation level and promote faster learning

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Differences between BCA, B.Sc Computer Science and B.Tech CS

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CBSE Class 12 Exam 2020 Board Introduces Major Changes in Exam Pattern

Are you in CBSE Class 12 academic session 2019-2020? If yes, then you have to check out what CBSE has brought the major changes for the class 12 examination pattern for board exam 2020. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has reportedly come up with new...