Registrations now open for Facebook-CBSE curriculum on digital safety & augmented reality
It will have two phases: pilot phase and full roll-out phase. In the initial phase, the AR curriculum will be…Read More
Facebook recently announced to partner with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to develop curriculum for digital safety and augmented reality (AR). Registrations for the same are now open on CBSE website. Those interested can head to http://cbseacademic.nic.in/fb/FacebookForEducation.html. Registrations will be open till July 2020.
The initiative aims to prepare students for the future of work and create a safe online environment and learning experience. It will have two phases: pilot phase and full roll-out phase. In the initial phase, the AR curriculum will be available for 10,000 teachers affiliated to CBSE board. Students (30,000 total) will get access in the succeeding phase.
The curriculum on digital safety and online well-being will include the following components.
Facebook’s Get Digital program which will provide tips and resources to address mental health challenges during physical isolation with dedicated sections on youth, parents & caregivers and educators.
Facebook’s digital literacy and citizenship program to support teachers, parents and students to make better use of online tools while staying safe in the online space
Instagram Toolkit for Teens and Parents to encourage youth to be mindful of how time spent online impacts emotional wellbeing. It has been developed in collaboration with The Jed Foundation and YLAC (Young Leaders for Active Citizenship).