Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked schools that the time‚Äìtable for session 2018‚Äì19 should have one period every day reserved for Health and Physical Education especially for Class 9 to 12.This programme will be compulsory for all affiliated schools of board.
A total of 19527 schools in the world are affilaited to CBSE-19316 schools in India and 211 schools in 25 foreign countries.
A statement from the board said,‚ÄúCBSE has decided to maintain Health and Physical Education for classes 9th to 12th with the aim of holistic development of the child, leading to a well‚Äìbalanced individual in all walks of life.”
The board has also announced that the transactional strategies,detailed guidelines and methodology for administering HPE (Health and Physical Education) to students will be available on CBSE website shortly.
The statement further goes saying,‚ÄúThe aim of Mainstreaming Health and Physical Education is also to enable an optimum state of health.Therefore,CBSE aims to provide a focussed curriculum for Health and Physical Education Imbued with Life Skills in all its affiliated schools.”