|Subject: change in syllabus... Sat Jun 19, 2010 8:33 am|| |
|Major changes in ICSE syllabus Sweeping |
changes are on the anvil in the Council for The Indian School
Certificate Examinations (CISCE) board rules and curriculum. The changes
will come into effect from April 2010.
- A new subject,
English Speaking and Listening Skills, will be introduced for high
school students in grades IX, X and XI. This subject will be compulsory
and assessed internally
- From the next academic year, students
who fail in the second language in the 10th board exam need not write
supplementary exams to be promoted to the 11th grade.
major change being planned is to merge environment education with other
subjects. The authorities clarified that till 2012, environment
education will continue to be taught as a separate subject; it will be
merged with other subjects from 2013.
- ICSE will not make the
10th board exams optional. At the COBSE (Council of Boards of School
Education India) meeting where the CBSE decision was discussed, all
boards were unanimous in stating that they donít want to make board
exams optional. It is wait and watch to see how CBSE implements this policy.
The board has also announced plans to have a centralised marking scheme
and a modernisation drive to have online registration of ICSE and ISC
students for board examinations