The decision was taken at the second general body meeting of DBSE chaired by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday.
Of these, 20 schools will specialize in excellence and 10 will be general schools. Officials said the 20 specialized schools would be spread across Delhi.
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Of these 20 schools, eight will specialize in STEM, five in humanities and high-skills, and two in visual arts.
The board has decided to set up 100 more specialized schools in the coming academic year.
“Students of specialized enthusiastic schools will have great learning opportunities in their areas of interest which will enable them to join some of the best universities and institutes in the country and abroad.
Sisodia added that the Delhi government is committed to providing world-class education to children.
“Over the last five years, we have worked to improve the basics of Delhi’s education system. We are now hoping to be the best in the world.
To create a progressive curriculum and assessment framework for schools in Delhi, DBSE is partnering with the research and evaluation body, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), to design a globally recognized program for International Student Assessment (PISA).
After registration under the Society Registration Act, 1860, a separate Board of Education for Delhi – DBSE – came into existence on 19 March. The Delhi Cabinet had on March 6 this year approved the proposal to set up DBSE.