The Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE has collaborated with UNICEF to set up an online portal for career guidance and counselling for students.
As per CBSE statement; This collaboration aims to assist young people, especially girls, to gain knowledge and skills for self-development and to transition smoothly from school to higher education or work.
However, The career portal offers information on careers, college directories, courses from several countries, scholarships and competitive entrance exams.
However, UNICEF, and several state governments and private sector has introduced career portals in regional languages to support Class 9 to 12 students manage their career pathways and lifelong learning. The online portal, will help the students access educational and work-related resources and opportunities. The career portal is also available as a mobile application. The Portal can be accessed at cbsecareerguidance.
As per the officials, The portal is linked to the CBSE main portal. All CBSE School students will be able to sign up on the portal with their details and access a personalised career dashboard that will also be accessible to teachers and administrators.
The portal will also have a Career Counsellor, or Teacher Dashboard. Two teachers or counsellors per school will be trained on the portal through a digital training session and given a personal counsellor dashboard to access the entire career curriculum and use it to guide the students for their career queries. This will build their knowledge base on career guidance.
The Career Guidance and Counselling Information Centre (CGCIC) in CBSE will lend a hand to ensure a Career Counselling cell in every school, create awareness of the career portal to promote the usage among students and also chalk out different offline strategies of providing uninterrupted guidance facilities to students,