CISCE to Include New-age Technologies in Curriculum, IIT Delhi to Curate Syllabus

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has partnered with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) to design curricula in future technologies including robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer science for schools affiliated with the board. Ashutosh Dutt Sharma, CEO, IHFC said the foundation can play a key role in doing the same in more than 2,700 schools affiliated with CISCE and providing them with guidance to implement the same.

IIT Delhi’s I-Hub Foundation for Cobotics (IHFC) and Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) will help the central board compile the syllabus. This goal is to strengthen the 21st century skills of students and implement certain aspects of the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. The IHFC will also renew the current STEM courses in line with the policy.

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“We are pleased to partner with CISCE to develop a curriculum for robotics and AI for school children in India. Nurturing teamwork, innovation and knowledge to bridge gaps between young engineering students and potential future robotics enthusiasts are the cornerstones of our vision,” said Project Director, IHFC and Professor at IIT Delhi SK Saha.

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“CISCE has always strived to provide its students with a wide range of subject choices, which meet their interests and abilities, while addressing contemporary demands, and it is with this goal in mind that CISCE plans to introduce the subjects – Robotics and artificial intelligence at the levels ICSE (Classes 9 and 10) and ISC (Classes 11 and 12), says Gerry Arathoon, CE&S, CISCE. Their expertise and guidance is much appreciated by CISCE, “he added.

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