Data expertise main IBM mentioned on Thursday it’s collaborating with the Central Board of Secondary Training (CBSE) to combine synthetic intelligence (AI) in the highschool curriculum (grade 11 and 12) for the present educational 12 months (2020-21).
The curriculum is a part of CBSE’s Social Empowerment by means of Work Training, and Motion (SEWA) programme and shall be launched in about 200 colleges throughout 13 states — Delhi-NCR, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Kerala, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Punjab.
The IBM AI curriculum is structured round a course framework for college students consisting of base strands of information (fundamentals, historical past, functions), abilities (design considering, computational considering, information fluency, important considering), and values (moral choice making, bias) in AI.
It’s additional made sturdy with problem-based studying outcomes and evaluation strategies for lecturers to construct foundational abilities of AI in college students making them not simply customers of AI however creators as properly.
To satisfy CBSE’s necessities for grades 11 and 12, the curriculum was co-developed with Australia’s Macquarie College and Indian implementation companions — Studying Hyperlinks Basis and 1M1B.
“The query on the minds of educators and economists alike is how will expertise impression jobs shifting ahead and the way can we put together our college students to achieve an more and more automated, AI-driven world,” mentioned Sandip Patel, Normal Supervisor for IBM India and South Asia.
“The target of our thrilling collaboration with CBSE is to assist tackle a few of these challenges by designing one of the vital accessible and complete gateways for college students to start their AI journey,” he mentioned in an announcement.