CBSE Introduces Artificial Intelligence In Schools As Skill Subject
CBSE, Department of Skill Education has released a curriculum for Artificial Intelligence (AI) for classes 8th and 9th. The board has decided that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be offered as Skill subject and not as an academic subject. The primary objective of this is to teach Artificial Intelligence to students and equip them with relevant skill-set, mindset and tool-set to become AI ready, at the right age.
As a beginning, the Board is introducing AI as an optional 6th subject at Class 9th from the Session 2019-2020 onwards. To enhance the multidisciplinary approach in teaching learning and to sensitize the new generation, it was decided that school may start AI “Inspire module” of 12 hours at Class VIII itself.
Any school with at least 20 computers and minimum internet bandwidth of 50 MBPS can apply to offer AI as a skill subject to their students. Beside this basic stationery which may include sticky notes, paper marker, glue, chart papers, sketch pens, rulers, A4 size papers, etc. (More details will be shared during the Training programme for the schools)
CBSE has also given their commitment that they will provide necessary support and guidance towards training and capacity building of teaching staff and other aspects for the successful implementation of all Skill subjects from time to time.
Register for CBSE Artificial Intelligence Classes:
The schools are required that the application for introducing the skill subjects for session 2019-2020 should be sent to CBSE by 31st May 2019 through the online portal.
Click here to go to the registration portal.
Query CBSE Artificial Intelligence Classes:
For any further query, the school may contact Joint Secretary, Department of Skill Education, CBSE, ‘Shiksha Sadan’, 17 Rouse Avenue, New Delhi-110002 through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click below links to go through the circular and other documents published by CBSE.