ACM India Council Education
The ACM India Council conducts many activities to advance Computer Science education in India, including:
- ACM India Summer/Winter Schools: Developing a taste for research among students through two- to three-week summer schools conducted by faculty comprising leading experts from academia and industry on advanced topics in computing
- CSPathshala: An initiative to promote computational thinking at the primary and middle school level, and influence education policy to enable the introduction of computational thinking into formal school curricula
- COMPUTE: ACM India annual international symposium focused on computing education
- Learning initiatives with the Eminent Speaker Program and Industry Webinars on cutting-edge topics
ACM India started an education initiative, CSpathshala, in 2016, to introduce computational thinking in K-12 education in India. The primary objectives of the initiative are to promote computational thinking and initiate dialogues with government officials and educational boards to influence the education policy and enable the introduction of computational thinking into formal school curricula.