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.
According to Chairman of CBSE, Manoj Ahuja, the collaboration of CBSE and AICTE will go a long way in student’s facilitation who will now be aware about the emerging areas in technology and get timely and appropriate guidance.
While According to the Chairman AICTE Professor Anil D Sahasrabudhe “the digital learning platforms of AICTE are expected to reshape the way in which students learned so far.”
Together CBSE and AICTE will launch programs for training of CBSE school teacher’s 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, conducting joint Heckathon for school students and even student learning assessments.
This initiative will elevate Indian education sector to new heights as cited by Professor Rajeev Kumar, member secretary AICTE. The vice chairman, AICTE, Dr. M P Poonia further assured that proper awareness will be created about the schemes by organizing webinars, social media campaigns at national and regional levels to encourage students.