C-DEP in Andhra Pradesh Government Group on Upskilling School Education

C-DEP in Andhra Pradesh Government Group on Upskilling School Education

By C-DEP Team

The government of Andhra Pradesh has formed a high-level working group to prepare students of government schools for high-end global jobs in futuristic technologies.

C-DEP president, Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya, has been made a member of the select group comprising education experts, industry leaders and policymakers.

The group will design and deliver a comprehensive programme incorporating next-generation education concepts.

According to a note by Praveen Prakash, principal secretary to the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the working group will suggest measures to skill students on upcoming technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, Large language models (LLM), Web 3.0, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Inter of Things (IoT).

“While improving the English knowledge of the students is an essential requirement to make them globally employable, the next important requirement is to bolster their knowledge and skillset in the next generation upcoming technologies,” the note from Praveen Prakash said.

The group is expected to submit its report by July 15, 2023.

In the academic year 2022-23, the Andhra Pradesh government had focused on affiliating all government schools with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to provide students with national and global learning and recognition platforms. To enhance the quality of education, the government implemented AV bilingual content in the subjects of science, social science, and mathematics across all government schools. Additionally, Class VIII students and teachers were provided with 5,18,740 personal tablets preloaded with app and content to facilitate learning.

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