Technology Innovation Hub of IIT Delhi (IHFC) signs MoU with CISCE
Under this MoU, IHFC will help the CISCE to curate the syllabus for reinforcing the 21st-century skills and execute certain aspects of the New Education Policy (NEP 2020) for students in its affiliated schools.
I-Hub Foundation for Cobotics (IHFC), the Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) of IIT Delhi, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). The collaboration has taken place to design curriculum for schools affiliated to the CISCE in upcoming technologies including Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Data Science.
CISCE to curate syllabus with IHFC expertise
Under this MoU, IHFC will help the CISCE to curate the syllabus for reinforcing the 21st-century skills and execute certain aspects of New Education Policy (NEP 2020) for students in its affiliated schools. The IHFC has also offered its expertise to the CISCE to revamp the current STEM courses in line with the New Education Policy (2020) launched by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
Talking about the collaboration, Professor S K Saha, Project Director, IHFC and Professor at IIT Delhi mentioned, “We are delighted to join hands with the CISCE for developing syllabus for Robotics and AI for school children in India. Nurturing teamwork, innovation, and knowledge to bridge gaps between young engineering students and potential future Robotic enthusiasts are the pillars of our vision”.
Stressing the need to introduce new and contemporary subjects at the school level, Gerry Arathoon, CE&S, CISCE stated, “The CISCE has always strived to provide its students with a wide variety of subject choices, catering to their interests and capabilities, while also addressing the contemporary requirements, and it is with this objective in mind that the CISCE plans to introduce the subjects - Robotics & Artificial Intelligence at the ICSE (Classes IX & X) and ISC (Classes XI & XII) levels”.
He added, “I am pleased that the syllabus for these two subjects is being created and developed by the IHFC, TIH of IIT Delhi. Their expertise and guidance is much appreciated by the CISCE”.