Ministry of Education Partners with Microsoft to Introduce Artificial Intelligence into School Education - Adaderana Biz English

Ministry of Education Partners with Microsoft to Introduce Artificial Intelligence into School Education – Adaderana Biz English

A Memorandum of Being familiar with (MoU) was signed in between the Ministry of Schooling and Microsoft Corporation at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (19), marking the graduation of a pilot task to combine Artificial Intelligence (AI) into the university curriculum. This initiative will supply pupils above grade 8 the chance to delve into AI within just the realm of Facts Engineering.

The pilot venture is slated to be rolled out in 20 chosen colleges throughout 20 districts, with a determination to give conducive lecture rooms and essential technical products. A committed crew from Microsoft will increase assistance to aid on-line instructional routines.

Prior to the signing, President Ranil Wickremesinghe engaged in discussions with Microsoft representatives at the Presidents Workplace. The associates certain the President of their unwavering help in the direction of incorporating AI into the academic framework.

Addressing the collecting, Mr. Puneet Chandok, President of Microsofts India and South Asia region, expressed gratitude for President Ranil Wickremesinghes management in spearheading Sri Lankas development through the integration of new systems, particularly artificial intelligence.

Training Minister Susil Premjayanth disclosed that the plan aims for whole implementation by 2025.

In attendance at the function was Mrs. Julie Chung, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, who highlighted the substantial chance this initiative presents for the Sri Lankan persons, urging all to seize it to its fullest potential.

Mrs. Julie Chung also mentioned the forthcoming guidance from volunteer teams aimed at improving the English language competencies of Sri Lankan citizens and schoolchildren.

Amid the distinguished friends who attended the function were being Minister of Point out for Technology Kanaka Herath, Senior Adviser to the President on Nationwide Security and Main of Staff to the President Sagala Ratnayaka, Secretary of the Ministry of Training Wasantha Perera, Secretary of the Ministry of Engineering Dharmasiri Kumaratunga, as nicely as senior officials from Microsoft. Associates from different educational institutions together with D.S. Senanayake Higher education, Colombo, and college students, lecturers, and principals from Muslim Females Faculty, Pussellawa Hindu Countrywide Faculty, and Tangalle Ladies University had been also present at the celebration.