CBSE to Introduce Artificial Intelligence, Yoga as New Subjects from 2019-20 session

March 25, 2019, 6:23 am

The CBSE will introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI), Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE), and Yoga as skill subjects in the school curriculum for the coming academic session.

The decision to introduce the three subjects was notified by the board’s governing body a senior board official said.

"The CBSE is introducing Artificial Intelligence (AI) as an optional sixth subject for Class IX, ECCE and Yoga are to be introduced as elective subjects at senior secondary level from the session 2019-20. To enhance the multidisciplinary approach in teaching learning and also to sensitise the new generation, it was decided that schools may start AI "inspire module" of 12 hours at Class VIII itself," the senior board official said.

The circular stated, Yoga will teach a way of living that aims towards a healthy mind in a healthy body whereas Early Childhood Education will prepare the students to teach children of nursery and kindergarten classes happy education or other systems of child-centric education.

Considering the demand of schools supplemented by various reports that projected the huge requirement of Yoga Professionals and Early Childhood Educators, Board has decided to introduce Yoga and Early Childhood Education as an Elective subject at Senior Secondary level from this academic session.

Similarly, at Senior Secondary level, Board would appreciate, if your esteemed school offers at least one or more Skill Based subject as elective subject out of the 42 subjects, which can orient the students to explore new avenues and acquire pre-professional skill to face the challenges of life in future.

The Board will provide necessary support and guidance towards training and capacity building of teachers and other aspects for the successful implementation of all Skill subjects from time to time.

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