The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) takes one more step towards promotion of education through technology. In a first of its kind step, the central board has become the first among in country to launch an official channel on YouTube, being called CBSE Channel. The channel will feature videos posted by affiliated schools with the aim of giving them a wider audience and better branding opportunity.
As a part of the process, the schools need to submit their videos as attachments in e-mail or by post on a CD to CBSE before March 31.
The move has already got a commendable response and 168 videos are now available on the channel.
The maximum length of the video submitted by the schools cannot exceed 10 minutes in length. It should largely highlight the activities undertaken by the school authority based on pre-approved themes. They schools also need to submit a 45 word description of the video along with it.
CBSE has also pressed for well edited videos, with apt and easy to understand title. However, the board holds the right to take a call on usage the video. The videos should also be unique in themselves and uplifting of copyright stuffs will not be tolerated. CBSE has appointed a special team to make sure that these parameters are fulfilled.