IBM Collabs With MSDE, Aims To Co-create Advanced Curriculum

The collaboration will focus on the co-creation of curriculum for skilling learners on emerging technologies like AI (including generative AI), cybersecurity, cloud computing and professional development skills

Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, presided over the signing of 8 MoUs between agencies of Ministries of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and IBM and delivered a keynote address on this occasion. 

Speaking at the event, Pradhan said that this collaboration marks a significant stride toward our vision of a ‘Skilled India’ and in scaling up digital skills training and skill building in emerging technologies using IBM SkillsBuild platform. He said that these partnerships forged today will go a long way in making our learners harness the true potential of technology, making them future wealth creators and entrepreneurs of the society.

IBM’s collaboration with MoE and MSDE spans across three core levels of education including school education, higher education and vocational skills. IBM will offer digital access to its IBM SkillsBuild platform, catering to high school students, educators, and trainers within select schools under Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS). This initiative will encompass online resources, webinars, and in-person workshops facilitated by IBM's CSR partners. 

Moreover, IBM will enhance the CBSE's Grades 11 and 12 AI curriculum, develop cyber and blockchain courses for high school students on IBM SkillsBuild, and collaborate with various educational entities to equip students and faculty with relevant skills, fostering technical careers and workforce re-entry for job seekers.

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