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Computer science to be introduced in Andhra government schools

The students will be taught from a  variety of topics ranging from computing basics to complex computer languages like C and C++. 

Published: 22nd September 2019 12:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2019 12:26 PM   |  A+A-

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (File Photo |EPS)

By Express News Service

VIJAYAWADA: The state government’s school education department and Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) have decided to introduce computer science as a subject in government schools.

The subject will be taught from Class VI onwards. The students will be taught from a  variety of topics ranging from computing basics to complex computer languages like C and C++. 

As per officials, many students in the State are opting for engineering and medical streams. As such, possessing knowledge of computers has become a necessity.

Higher education department officials are planning to introduce computer languages like C and C++ in schools.

Reportedly, an expert committee under the chairmanship of Professor N Balakrishna, was formed to develop an education policy. The committee found that the syllabus content required an update, especially skill education and computer knowledge.

“At first, students between classes VI to X will be taught about computer basics, followed by computer languages and other complex topics,” an official told Express.

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  • A NARESH KUMAR

    I am ex.computer teacher . please give me first preparance for this computer teachers
    7 months ago reply
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