Create innovative content for Diksha portal: CBSE urges school teachers

ST Correspondent
Thursday, 27 September 2018

Teachers whose contribution of content will be selected for uploading on Diksha will be duly recognised by the the Board by assigning due weightage in selection criteria of CBSE Teachers Awards. 

Pune: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has appealed to teachers at the affiliated schools to create innovative content on classroom teaching for uploading on the Diksha portal, a platform that provides teachers an opportunity to share their best practices related to classroom teaching and pedagogical innovations with their community.

The schools have been instructed to send their entries latest by October 15.
Diksha (https://diksha.gov.in/) is already being used by many teachers and students across states and existing patterns of usage highlights that the content which can help them understand the concept in a simple way is what they like the most, majority of which are concept explanation videos.

The content is to be prepared on topics covered under curriculum of classes I to XII. 

Teachers whose contribution of content will be selected for uploading on Diksha will be duly recognised by the the Board by assigning due weightage in selection criteria of CBSE Teachers Awards. 

Further, these teachers may also be chosen to be a part of CBSE’s national content creation team.

The teachers should upload completed videos on YouTube. After uploading the video, he/she can fill in details in the online form on the link  https://goo.gl/fBgVZW 

The selection of content for uploading on DIKSHA will depend on several criteria including quality of content, quality of video, simplicity of explanation, fitness for viewing for any age and fitness of viewing on any device like computer, smartphone, tablet, TV, etc. 

Selected videos would be considered for uploading at Diksha portal of the government of India.

Instructions issued by CBSE

  • Choose a topic for which you want to create the content. If the topic is too big to explain in a go, consider breaking it into sub-topics.
  • Try keeping length of the content within 2 to 4 minutes.
  • Use materials/ artefacts to ‘Show’ the concept as much as possible. .
  • Write and practise the script with materials/ artefacts before shooting the video.
  • Record the video in a quiet environment and ensure ample light on the focussed materials.
  • Try to add text or title overlay in the video (during, before, after) which can assist the learner towards better understanding.

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