The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in India has announced that it will carry out Capacity Building Programs for secondary school teachers in partnership with Microsoft India with the goal of integrating cloud-based technology into K12 teaching.
The CBSE is a nationwide education board in India for public and private schools, controlled and administered by the Government of India.
The two have collaborated to empower educators to deliver learning based on artificial intelligence in CBSE schools in the country. For teachers in grades 8-10, the program will take place in 10 cities across the country, starting next week. The 1000 teachers nominated by CBSE will undergo 3-day project-based training for practical and practical knowledge of Microsoft 365 tools such as OneNote, Flipgrid, Teams, Outlook & Minecraft and Microsoft Paint3D.
In the next phase, the program will be extended to cover training workshops for 400 CBSE School in the framework of Microsoft's K-12 educational transformation.
To equip the workforce of tomorrow, it is essential to build capacity among educators, as well as integrate advanced technologies into the teaching process Manish Prakash, General Manager of Microsoft India, said that through this initiative, Microsoft is training to institutions, educators and students in India to acquire early education / skills in new technologies such as AI and cloud to lead that growth in that rapidly changing world.
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