Think about Cup Junior helps youngsters to study know-how
Microsoft Think about Cup Junior 2023 is now open for functions for varsity college students aged 13–18. In its fourth yr, Think about Cup Junior 2023 is a platform that allows youngsters to study know-how and the way it may be used to resolve among the greater challenges on the planet.
College students compete in one in every of 5 classes — AI for Earth, AI for Well being, AI for Accessibility, AI for Humanitarian Motion and AI for Cultural Heritage – and are mentored by Microsoft consultants to carry their concepts to life.The deadline for functions is Might 10.
Microsoft hosted the principals of a number of faculties to transient them on the competitors just lately. The session was attended by the Minister of Schooling Dr. Susil Premajayantha, the Secretary and officers of the Ministry.
Think about Cup Junior is the junior phase of Microsoft Think about Cup, the premier world pupil know-how competitors which has been happening for over twenty years. Each supply college students a chance to faucet into their entrepreneurial abilities and develop know-how options for urgent native and world points. Think about Cup Junior is a good introduction to know-how comparable to synthetic intelligence (AI) and is designed for college kids at any stage of technical proficiency.
“We have to act effectively to maintain up with the altering world that creates new data and data at a speedy pace. It will be important that we offer the appropriate training, know-how and abilities for our future era to maintain up with this dynamic atmosphere,” mentioned Minister of Schooling Dr. Premajayantha. “We’re bringing applications collectively to teach and upskill our academics and create extra alternatives for our college students. On this journey, exposing and educating our educators and college students to rising applied sciences comparable to AI is of paramount significance.
Competitions comparable to Think about Cup Junior 2023 launched by Microsoft creates a worldwide platform for our academics and college students to amass new data and take a look at their abilities to make them future prepared residents.”
Basic Supervisor, Microsoft Southeast Asia New Markets, Sook Hoon Cheah mentioned, “College students right now are the changemakers of tomorrow. They’ve the chance to form our world – creating inspiring and inclusive tasks utilizing cutting-edge applied sciences to resolve urgent actual world issues of individuals, locations and the planet.College students can unlock their abilities with curated coaching and mentorship from Microsoft consultants. They’ll work along with like-minded college students and construct resume-worthy abilities.”
Nation Supervisor, Microsoft Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Harsha Randeny mentioned, “We’re proud to carry Think about Cup Junior to Sri Lanka and create this chance for our personal college college students to encourage them to unlock their potential in utilizing AI.
“Kids aged 13 to 18 are decided to query current norms and are keen to make a change in issues like social and environmental points that they strongly really feel about. With entry to AI data and Microsoft instruments by way of Think about Cup Junior, college students can be empowered to develop their abilities additional. It builds the platform to create a digitally empowered workforce for the longer term,” he mentioned.
The highest 10 world submission winners can be introduced on June 7, 2023. Extra particulars on Microsoft Think about Cup Junior might be accessed on imaginecup.microsoft.