Obeying the NEP (National Education Policy) 2020, CBSE has now announced data science and coding as skills subjects in their schools.
Union Education Minister named Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank shared his tweet, Under National Education Policy 2020, they promise to introduce data science and coding in schools. Today, he is happy to watch CBSE completing the promise in the 2021 session. In coalition with Microsoft, CBSE is empowering the future generation of India with the latest skills.
CBSE said that coding is a creative activity that can help students to create computational thinking, critical thinking, and make problem-solving skills, also exposure to real-life conditions to solve problems in several realms.
Coding is introduced as a skill module with a duration of 12 hours in 6 to 8 classes. The plan is to clarify the coding experience by nourishing design thinking, and logical ideas.
Student Handbooks and faculty have been made with the help of Microsoft. Students can make the projects and united coding among several subjects and create learning fun.
Faculty resources will authorize the faculty members to teach the concepts. The handbook includes real-life examples of coding and creates exposure to coding ethics and gives applications and exercises using the MacCode platform.
The NEP 2020 has put stress on students skilling and recommended by 2025, a minimum of 50% of learners have revelation to vocational education.
Now, CBSE provides 9 skill modules at a level of middle school, 18 subjects at the secondary level, and 38 subjects at senior level to update the proficiency and skills of the young generation and explore several career options.
Over 20 lakhs students are currently studying skill subjects at senior secondary and secondary level in almost 12000 schools.
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