Facebook to teach digital security to students and teachers, Union HRD Minister tweeted information

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Education Desk, Web4Study
Updated Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:04 AM IST

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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has tied up with Facebook to provide digital security of students and teachers for online work and training in augmented reality. CBSE has taken this initiative to protect students and teachers from online problems. Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced this on Sunday.

Nishank tweeted that he congratulated CBSE and Facebook for their partnership in introducing certified programs related to digital security, online safety and augmented reality for teachers and students. According to CBSE officials the aim is to make students aware of online safety and prepare them for future tasks.

This course is for secondary school students and is available on the CBSE website. The curriculum is designed in such a way that students become a responsible digital consumer and can identify and report threats and exploitation.

10 thousand teachers will be trained:

Under the agreement, Facebook will help CBSE introduce artificial reality as a curriculum. 10,000 teachers will be trained in the first phase, while in the second phase 30,000 students will undergo training. The three-week training program will be conducted in batches.

Students will be trained about the Instagram Toolkit under the Digital Security category. The registration process for this will run from 06 to 20 July. Teachers training program will start from August 10 while for students this program will start from August 06.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has tied up with Facebook to provide digital security of students and teachers for online work and training in augmented reality. CBSE has taken this initiative to protect students and teachers from online problems. Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced this on Sunday.

Nishank tweeted that he congratulated CBSE and Facebook for their partnership in introducing certified programs related to digital security, online safety and augmented reality for teachers and students. According to CBSE officials the aim is to make students aware of online safety and prepare them for future tasks.

This course is for secondary school students and is available on the CBSE website. The curriculum is designed in such a way that students become a responsible digital consumer and can identify and report threats and exploitation.

10 thousand teachers will be trained:

Under the agreement, Facebook will help CBSE introduce artificial reality as a curriculum. 10,000 teachers will be trained in the first phase, while in the second phase 30,000 students will undergo training. The three-week training program will be conducted in batches.

Students will be trained about the Instagram Toolkit under the Digital Security category. The registration process for this will run from 06 to 20 July. Teachers training program will start from August 10 while for students this program will start from August 06.

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