Nearly 70 students from various CBSE-affiliated schools had visited Japan in December, 2007. This initiative was a part of Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for students and Youth Programme — JENESYS. Central Board of Secondary Education — CBSE has announced that the second participation event of JENESYS would be held in 2008. Its objective is to further the mutual understanding among the students.
CBSE also announced that it would organise the National Progressive School Conference from 15th to 16th October, 2008. Science teachers from across the nation would be discussing the Higher Order Thinking Skills or HOTS-based questions for Class X science-related subjects during this conference.