The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) to train and enhance the skills of teachers and students of the CBSE-affiliated schools.
“The collaboration of CBSE and AICTE will go a long way in students facilitation who will now be aware of the emerging areas in technology and get timely and appropriate guidance,” CBSE chairman Manoj Ahuja said, as per PTI reports.
According to AICTE chairman Anil D Sahasrabuddhe, “The digital learning platforms of the AICTE are expected to reshape the way in which students learned so far.”
Together CBSE and AICTE will launch programs for the training of CBSE school teachers on AICTE Training and Learning Academy (ATAL), National Education Alliance for Technology (NEAT) for school students’ innovation ambassador training to school teachers connecting institutions innovation Council IIC.
Taking education to new heights
“This initiative will elevate the Indian education sector to new heights,” said AICTE member secretary Rajeev Kumar. Webinars and social media campaigns at national and regional levels will also be organised to encourage students.
CBSE and AICTE will also conduct a joint Hackathon for school students and even student learning assessments.
The vice-chairman, AICTE, Dr. M P Poonia further assured that proper awareness will be created about the schemes by organising webinars, social media campaigns at national and regional levels to encourage students.