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CBSE to introduce artificial intelligence courses in classes 8, 9, 10

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Aiming to make school students well-versed in technologies shaping the future, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce artificial intelligence as an elective subject. "The decision to introduce artificial intelligence as a skill subject was taken at a recent meeting of the board's governing body. It has been decided that the subject would be introduced in classes 8, 9 and 10 as a skill subject," a member of the board's governing body said. Artificial intelligence is the ability of a machine to think, learn and perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition and decision-making skills. Capabilities demonstrated by machines, including computers, from playing chess to operating cars and beyond, fall within the domain of artificial intelligence.


CBSE adds yoga, artificial intelligence to curriculum

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To enhance the multi-disciplinary approach among students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to introduce artificial intelligence (AI), early childhood care education and yoga as new subjects in the school curriculum from the 2019-2020 session onward. Highlighting the importance of the AI, a circular by the board reads: "Artificial intelligence (AI) is being widely recognised to be the power which will fuel the future global digital economy. India's AI strategy identifies the AI as an opportunity and solution for inclusive economic growth and social development." However, if a candidate desires to reappear in a subject, he/she may do it during the compartment exams. Recently, the board had also integrated art with the teaching and learning process for all academic subjects from Classes I to XII to promote active and experiential learning.


CBSE to launch Artificial Intelligence course in Classes 8, 9 & 10 - Times of India

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NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to introduce Artificial Intelligence(AI) course as an elective subject in Classes 8,9, and 10 from the next academic session. The decision was taken in the recently held meeting of Board's governing body. By launching AI as a skill subject, Board's vision is to make the students well-versed in technologies and enhance their technical know-how. According to officials, The subject AI will be one of the optional subjects on the vocational side. The idea of introducing AI as a school subject was originated in a session held at the NITI Ayog, from where the Board began to explore the concept.


How schools in India are integrating AI in their curriculum

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To prepare the future workforce to live and thrive in a society where this piece of technology is so fundamentally ingrained, several schools are now offering age and level appropriate training in artificial intelligence. Leading education body CBSE has taken the lead in introducing AI in the school curriculum. They have developed an integrated curriculum, and AI as an elective subject is already being implemented in classes 8-10. Other schools, particularly the ones affiliated with the International Baccalaureate (IB), have also been proactive in giving their students ample exposure to AI. Analytics India Magazine spoke to a few school principals and heads to understand the trend better. Many educational institutions, including Kendriya Vidyalayas, teaching CBSE syllabus, have already introduced AI to their students.


CBSE schools to offer AI, Python to class 8 and 9 students from 2020 Hyderabad News - Times of India

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HYDERABAD: Data acquisition, Python and neutral networks are few topics that students of classes 8 and 9 will be exposed to as part of the artificial intelligence (AI) curriculum, which many Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)-affiliated city schools are set to adopt from academic year 2020-21. Early this year, the CBSE had proposed to offer AI as a skill-set to keep up with the changing technology. Following this, the CBSE recently released the AI curriculum facilitator's handbook, which details various topics such as AI ethics, problem scoping, data acquisition, exploration and modelling. Curated by Intel, the curriculum will not only make students inquisitive but will also teach them basic tools that are required to develop AI-based solutions. For example, in Unit 1, students will be asked to prepare a dream smart home by including any gadgets or devices that they think will make their homes unique.