CBSE and Intel proudly created a new Guinness world record of teaching AI to 13,000 Students In 24 hours on 14th October 2020. The huge record included students from standard 8 and above who learned the impact of AI and key considerations around its application. AI will certainly be the main source of interaction and operation in every sector in the near future. Schools and other tech-giants have their major focus on the children to prepare and polish them for feasible accessibility. As CBSE and Intel create a new Guinness World Record in the time of Covid-19, the Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted congratulating the CBSE and Intel “on their commitment to nurturing the right Al-related skillset and mindset among school students”. Intel’s AI for Youth Virtual Symposium (October 13th- October 17) was also a major leap for students to practice and implement AI and its applications.
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Benefits Of AI Learning
There are many incredible benefits brought forward by AI learning, most importantly a global reach, adding to the idea of making India digital and helping children learn more about the emerging applications of AI.
Biswajit Saha, Director, Training and Skill Education, CBSE said, “Artificial Intelligence continues to be one of the most crucial technologies of the future, with the potential to leapfrog India’s digitalization journey. It is more important than ever to cultivate AI-readiness in the country by empowering India’s students with the right skill set and mindset as early in their learning journey as possible. I congratulate CBSE and Intel on their commitment to nurturing the right AI-related skillset and mindset among school students under the AI For Youth program, and setting a world-record along the way,”
Shweta Khurana, Director, Global Partnerships and Initiatives at Intel stated, “Our collaboration with the CBSE has so far led to several milestones in nurturing AI-readiness in the country, including the roll-out of an AI curriculum for students, setting up focused AI Skills Labs in the country and skilling facilitators across CBSE schools. The enthusiastic response to the virtual AI lesson from students across the country that helped set a record with Guinness World Records shows India”s youth is engaged and eager to explore and innovate.”
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As CBSE and Intel create a new Guinness World Record by facilitating AI learning, it is certainly a positive initiative towards familiarising the young generation of the country with the new-age AI technologies! Stay tuned to Leverage Edu for more such news updates on education from around the world!