Intel Teams Up With CBSE To Integrate AI In Indian Education System

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  • As a part of the MoU, a National AI Olympiad will also be held
  • The curriculum will be based on ‘Intel AI For Youth’

Intel and CBSE have signed a memorandum of understanding to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) in the education system and empower approximately one lakh students within 2020. Initiatives will include the roll-out of AI curriculum framework for grades VIII, IX and X for 22,000 schools.

The curriculum will be based on ‘Intel AI For Youth’ which is an immersive, hands-on learning program that uses experiential methodologies and covers both social and technological skills. Shweta Khurana, director-programmes, partnerships and policy group at Intel India said that AI has become a strategic imperative for worldwide economic growth and will continue to be one of the most crucial technologies of the future. She added that the collaboration with CBSE is a meaningful step to enable the youth of the country to become digitally-empowered. It will also help them to effectively utilise emerging technologies like AI to solve local and global challenges.

National AI Olympiad

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As a part of the MoU, a National AI Olympiad will also be held. It will encourage students to showcase their meaningful social impact solutions as evidence of achievement. The company said that it has been estimated that by 2030, AI, in all its applications will contribute $15.7 trillion to the global economy

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