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CBSE to launch a two-year initiative to encourage book reading among students | Education

  • The CBSE will launch a reading mission on September 20 to promote book reading among its students, the Board mentioned in a press launch on Thursday.

Edited by Maitree Baral, New Delhi

PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 07:37 PM IST

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will launch The CBSE Reading Mission on September 20 to promote book reading among its students, the Board mentioned in a press launch on Thursday. The Board is partnering with Pratham Books’ Story Weaver and Central Square Foundation to launch this two-year Mission, the press launch added.

The reading mission might be launched by Manoj Ahuja, IAS Chairman, CBSE within the presence of eminent educationists – Dr. Joseph Emanuel, Director Academics; Rukmini Banerji, CEO of Pratham Education Foundation; R. Sriram, Chairperson, Pratham Books; Anustup Nayak, Central Square Foundation; Prof. Shailaja Menon, Azim Premji University; Vishal Talreja, Co-Founder, Dream a Dream.

There might be a academics’ webinar on constructing a tradition for reading in colleges after the launch occasion.

This project will assist students to purchase the crucial competency of reading with comprehension. Teachers of Hindi and English throughout the CBSE’s greater than 25,000 colleges can be offered quality-reading materials suited to learners of courses I-VIII, the Board has mentioned.

In line with suggestions of the NEP 2020, beneath this mission, the faculties and academics shall have entry to a repository of high quality English and Hindi youngsters’s storybooks and supplementary resources for Classes I to VIII, it has added.

 

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