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Certificate course on Biodiversity for high school students

Certificate course on Biodiversity for high school students

Memo No. ESE02/909/2021-PLG -CSE dated 11/11/2021

Sub : School Education - "Certificate course on Biodiversity" by Andhra Pradesh State Biodiversity Board for high school students (8th 9th and 10th Students only) through a series of sessions for six Thursdays starting form 11th November 2021-Reg. 

Ref: Letter from Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State Biodiversity Board, Guntur.

All the District Educational Officers in the state are informed that Andhra Pradesh State Biodiversity Board is starting a "Certificate course on Biodiversity for high school students (8th 9th and 10th Students only) through a series of sessions for six Thursdays starting form 11th November 2021. The course is online. Different aspects of Biodiversity will be explained by experts followed by assignments and Projects including some field work. It will be done by registration through Andhra. Pradesh Biodiversity Board in the following web link:

https://appeoplesbiodiversity.e-pragati.in/BioCourse

The registration is on first come first served basis. The course is for (6) sessions each for about 120 minutes approx. on six Thursdays starting from 11th November 2021. The objective test will be conducted on successive Thursday after the lecture session on the previous week's topic/subject. On 7th Thursday the Objective test on the 6th Thursday topic and final examination will be conducted online for the entire course curriculum of all the (6) weeks. Assignments given every week may include field visit, preparation of any notes on given topics which need to be uploaded to the website. The students may take the guidance of their teachers/or parents for the field/project work. 

Syllabus and other details are annexed

The course is spread over (6) weeks. The Course is conducted on every Thursday from 5.30 PM to 7.30 PM. The students are requested to select one of the projects from the (3) topics and submit on or before 7th Thursday Le, with in (7) days of completion of course (6) weeks. Every week an examination of objective test will be conducted, based on the previous sessions from 7.15 to 7.30 PM. Apart from this the weekly assignments are given to the students, and they need to be uploaded before the next session. The time slot for the assignment will be between 5-6 days. The final schedule with names of resource persons will be communicated to the registered candidates directly. The students should not that 100% attendance of all the six sessions and final examination on 7th Thursday and completion of field work project are compulsory for the award of the certificate.

Registrations opens after 8.00 pm on 8/11/2021 and closed on 10th November, 2021 by 12 Noon.

Therefore, all the District Educational Officers are requested to disseminate the above information to all students of classes 8 to 10 in all schools so as to enable them to register for the said course.

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