Government Digital learning And the importance of education is understood. In view of this, she is also working to digitally educate the tribal children of the country living in far-flung areas of the country. Under this, on Monday, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs of the Central Government has joined hands with the international company Microsoft. It will digitally educate tribal children in schools running in tribal areas of the country.
In this regard, Joint Secretary of the Ministry Navaljeet Kapoor said that this agreement will educate about 2.5 lakh children from 8th to 12th. He said that this work will be done through 250 schools, including 36 Eklavya residential schools operating in 50 districts of 22 states, 12 NGO-run schools and government schools under the ministry.
Under this program, there will be two ways of training, where the children will be educated digitally as well as teachers. About 5000 teachers will be recruited for this.
The government believes that these schools will become an inspiration for other schools in the times to come. Through this program, Microsoft will educate students as well as teachers technically.
Not only this, 500 master trainers will train one lakh teachers to create an environment of community learning. If these teachers give certification exam, then they will be able to do the technology based teaching required for the 21st century.
At the same time, Om Jeevan Gupta of Microsoft India said that training is necessary for children as well as teachers today, because even today our teachers are nervous about digital technology. He said that under this program children will be taught AI as well as coding and data science keeping in mind the future needs.
It is noteworthy that this entire concept has been prepared based on the experiences gained from experimentation in more than 100 schools of the world. In this regard, the secretary of the ministry, Anil Kumar Jha said that this will change not only the tribal children, but also their families, their surroundings and their generations.