Embracing Industry 4.0 trends in Grade 6-12 education in India

Author Names
Ramya Bhaskar & Sridhar Pabbisetty

The vision of this paper is to present opportunities and challenges facing Indian schools to embrace Industry 4.0 . The work tries to focus on how well Indian schools and teachers are prepared to impart 4IR related skills to its students. Through surveys conducted among students and computer science school teachers across India, this paper argues, to succeed in 4IR, India requires a transformation in the education system. This paper highlights some of the work done by the government, academia and private players to skill young minds on 4IR technologies and steps needed to make Indian workforce globally competitive.