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AI, Yoga & ECCE subjects added to CBSE curriculum

 

 

AI, Yoga & ECCE subjects added to CBSE curriculum: Details, Highlights

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE), and Yoga as skill subjects in the school curriculum for academic session 2019-20.

Artificial Intelligence will be introduced as an optional sixth subject for Class IX whereas ECCE and Yoga are being introduced as elective subjects at senior secondary level.

Aim

The circular of CBSE notes that AI in the past few years has gained geo-strategic importance and a large number of countries are striving to stay ahead with their policy initiatives to get their country ready.

There is a huge requirement for yoga professionals and early childhood educators.

Yoga will also teach a way of living that aims towards a healthy mind in a healthy body.

Early Childhood Education prepares the students to teach children of nursery and kindergarten classes’ happy education or other systems of child-centric education.


 

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