IT major Intel along with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has achieved a new Guinness World Records title for most users to take an online artificial intelligence (AI) lesson in 24 hours.
According a statement, “The record was set after delivering a virtual lesson focused on demystifying the impact of AI and key considerations around its use to 13,000 students from class 8 and above between October 13-14.”
The training was part of the ongoing AI For Youth Virtual Symposium organized by Intel and CBSE,” it added.
Shweta Khurana, Director – APJ, Global Partnerships and Initiatives at Intel, said the company is committed to working with the ecosystem to help unlock the profound and pervasive societal benefits of AI. C
BSE Director Trainings and Skill Education Biswajit Saha said AI continues to be one of the most crucial technologies of the future, with the potential to leapfrog India’s digitalisation journey.
Ministry of Education had brought together Intel and CBSE both to work together to increase the pace of AI integration in India’s education system. Each of these lesson plans has been written by teachers who are subject matter experts in their domain and forerunners in incorporating AI tools to help students gain holistic knowledge in an experiential and enjoyable manner, as per the guidance set out in the National Education Policy 2020.
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) October 14, 2020