Facebook partners with CBSE to train students and teachers in India

///Facebook partners with CBSE to train students and teachers in India

Facebook partners with CBSE to train students and teachers in India

by India Global Business Staff
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The curriculum on digital safety and online well-being covers aspects such as safety, privacy, mental health, and Instagram’s Guide for Building Healthy Digital Habits.

Facebook joined hands with national-level education board The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to train thousands of students and teachers online.

According to the Board, there are two training curriculums – one on ‘digital safety and online well-being’ which is designed for school students and other is on ‘Augmented Reality’ for 10,000 teachers. The registration process for these courses will begin from 6 July and will close on 20 July. The AR programme will be launched on 10 August while the digital safety and well-being course will begin from 6 August.

The new development by Facebook is aimed to help young adults and students in the country develop skills to safely navigate the internet and get prepared for new jobs.

The curriculum on digital safety and online well-being covers aspects such as safety, privacy, mental health, and Instagram’s Guide for Building Healthy Digital Habits. A specific module has been designed to help students become responsible digital users as well as identify and report threats and harassment online and report misinformation, Facebook said in a statement.

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