UNESCO to train 4,000 Indian teachers in AI-powered Digital Technology

UNESCO and Dell Technologies will launch a new education programme where they will train 4,000 Indian teachers in Artificial Technology. The programme will aid in GoI step of introducing Artificial Intelligence as a subject in school.

Highlights

The programme will be spread across three phases. In the first phase, teachers in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka will be trained. The organizations will use technologies like FramerSpace, frontier technologies and ICT to train the techers. FramerSpace is a digital platform that will help teachers implement and monitor learning plans for students. Teachers who are certified in Dell’s Aarambh programmes are to be given preferences.

In second phase, face-to-face familiarization training will be provided. Later in third phase, teachers will be provided 12 months training.

Significance

The programme will help in achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4.7. The Goal aims at providing education to build peaceful and sustainable societies. Under SDG 4, the United Nations aim at providing 100% free education to boys and girls all over the world. It also aims at substantially increasing the number of scholarships available to students by 2020

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