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24 varsity tutors graduate from Microsoft’s AI challenge

Some 24 lecturers from Kenyan universities have accomplished a synthetic intelligence (AI) coaching programme by the Microsoft Africa Growth Centre (ADC).

The 12-week programme, developed and delivered in partnership with Microsoft Leap trainers, benefited lecturers from Zetech College, Kabarak College, Multimedia College, Jomo Kenyatta College of Agriculture and Expertise, St Paul’s College, Strathmore College, United States Worldwide College, Dedan Kimathi College of Expertise and Meru College.

“We’re delighted that every one 24 lecturers who started the programme have graduated as a result of it goals to enhance college abilities in educating and analysis, because the world seeks to do extra with the facility of synthetic intelligence. The programme’s influence might be felt in lecturers’ lecture rooms, universities, and past by fostering collaboration and innovation,” Irene Githinji, Schooling Engagements lead at Microsoft ADC stated.

AI know-how permits computer systems and machines to simulate human intelligence and problem-solving duties. The know-how might be utilized to many sectors and industries, together with healthcare, manufacturing, and the army.

“By way of the programme, we’ve got realized what the business is on the lookout for. It has allowed us to see that we would not have been making ready college students adequately for the present market wants. It has proven us that we have to work with AI to boost our productiveness as lecturers and that of our college students, relatively than have a look at it as competitors. By way of the coaching, we’ve seen Twenty first-century studying design that may incorporate know-how to show inside the know-how business and past,” stated Peter Muturi, a programming lecturer at Multimedia College.

Along with studying about AI and software program engineering rules, the programme emphasised a project-based studying method aimed toward constructing inventive abilities to sort out tough or ill-structured issues, often in small groups.

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