The current scenario where every nation is facing an unprecedented challenge in the form of COVID-19 is one such situation where everyone needs to think innovatively to surpass the challenge. In order to provide a platform to students to creatively express their ideas/ views on the theme thinking innovatively in unprecedented times like COVID-19, CBSE announces the first Expression Series for the session 2020-21.
Topics and Medium
- Primary ( Class 3 to 5) Paragraph( 150 words) / Painting: For me, Lockdown means…, or The best thing I learned during lockdown!
- Middle (Class 6 to 8) (Essay(400words)/ Painting/ Poem): The hardest challenge brought out the best in me. or I did not miss the school in the last two months because.
- Secondary (Class 9 to 10) (Essay(700words)/ Painting/ Poem): The last two months have made me a changed human being. or I turned the challenge into an opportunity when
- Senior Secondary (Class 11 to 12) (Essay(1000words)/ Painting/ Poem): Unprecedented times require unprecedented measures. or Innovative Solutions for Making Education accessible for all.
Note: Entries(Paragraph/ Essay/ Poem) can be submitted in Hindi/ English or any one of the 22 scheduled languages.
How to participate?
Schools shall themselves conduct the Expression Series on the above topics from 15 June to 15 July 2020. Information of the Expression Series should be given to all students, through the means of communication adopted by schools since March 2020.
For entries, i.e. Essays/ Paragraphs/ Paintings/Poems, participants can prepare a sheet as per the format available here in Annexure I or use a sheet with all details as given therein. Details of the participant must be written on each sheet used for submitting the entry.
Schools may invite entries from students through e-mail ID/ any other mode. After collecting the entries, schools shall evaluate them and shortlist one entry per category for onward submission to CBSE. Evaluation mechanism can be devised by schools themselves. Schools can submit the shortlisted entries from 16 to 21 July 2020 using an android phone through CBSE Expression Series App available at Google Playstore.