Bulletin boards are instruments used in educational institutes, businesses, or community centres to place some common study material, notices, and pictures for everyone participating there. It may hold an educational value, recreational value, or just informational value.
The earliest instance of one getting used to bulletin boards is in school. It is made of foam, or stiff fiber, where materials can be pinned or stuck. Generally present on the front, side, or back walls, the bulletin boards hold educative importance for the classroom. These boards also contain essential topics for the school or diagrammatic versions of complex topics that make it easier for students to learn and revise.
Bulletin boards are also a tool for teaching the value of responsibility among students. Teachers generally delegate the responsibility to students, allowing them to participate. This helps students ideate more regarding the content and visuals that could go on the bulletin board.
Many professional organisations provide bulletin boards to inform employees regarding some important notifications or to-do tasks for each team for a particular day. In the time of technological innovation, we are living in, every website has its e-bulletin, which pins important pointers and notices that can be accessed online.