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The online launch of the Adolescent Peer Educator Leadership Program by the Central Board of Secondary Education in the backdrop of the National Education Policy 2020 took place on 23 November 2021 in the presence of Manoj Ahuja, Chairman, Central Board of Education. The Chairman CBSE (Academics), Dr. Joseph Emmanuel, Director (Academics) CBSE (Guest of Honour) and Dr. Jitendra Nagpal (Program Director, Expressions India) were also present on the occasion. Here academicians from various schools expressed their views and supported the programme.
Different batches divided into 8-hour training sessions
This program is especially related to the psychological well being of students and teenagers across the country during the Kovid-19 epidemic. Its purpose is to enhance the mental development, social sensitivity as well as communication skills and aptitude of the students. Under this, more than 2600 CBSE schools across the country were enrolled for the initial phase of the online orientation programme. A training program will be organized under this program lasting four days. In this, different batches are divided into 8-hour training sessions.
Subjects will be developed on the basis of suggestions
Under this, two school counselors/ wellness teachers/ nodal teachers and 4 educators are being given training in 4 modules and 8 themes. This includes nutrition, family bonding, hygiene, impact of the digital world and effective career choice. In this program being done to spread awareness, make them accountable and empower the youth, as the suggestions of teachers from all over the country keep on developing, in the same way the topics will continue to evolve.
In order to prepare the students as role models for the future, CBSE will release a web page on its website. Under this, mental health and skills will be improved through practical tips, posters, videos.