How AI applications are used to aid learning

There are many types of different exciting AI applications being used to enhance learning in the class room, from automated ‘smart tutors’ who can assess pupil performance more accurately tailor learning interventions than humans, to facial recognition cameras which can assess pupils’ understanding through analysing their facial expressions. However, to what extent they can work equally well for minority ethnic pupils is in doubt, as well as there being concerns about privacy.

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Beyond gadgets: EdTech to help close the attainment gap

Beyond gadgets: EdTech to help close the attainment gap

A video overview of a report advocating for the use of edtech, or education technology, which includes many AI solutions, in order to close the “Opportunity Gap” between marginalised and…

Speech recognition in education: The powers and perils

Speech recognition in education: The powers and perils

Speech recognition in education: The powers and perilsThere is a lot of potential in emergent technologies like voice tech, virtual assistants and artificial intelligence in the classroom to unearth new…

AI teachers may be the solution to our education crisis

AI teachers may be the solution to our education crisis

The solution to our education crisis might be AIDoes AI belong in the classroom? This article looks at the global shortage of teachers and how AI might be used to…

Can computers ever replace the classroom?

Can computers ever replace the classroom?

Can computers ever replace the classroom?With 850 million children worldwide shut out of schools, tech evangelists claim now is the time for AI education. But as the technology’s power grows,…

In Hong Kong, this AI Reads children’s emotions as they learn…

In Hong Kong, this AI Reads children’s emotions as they learn…

This AI reads children’s emotions as they learnA Hong Kong company has developed facial expression-reading AI that monitors students’ emotions as they study. With many children currently learning from home,…

AI is coming to schools, and if we are not careful, so will it’s biases

AI is coming to schools, and if we are not careful, so will it’s biases

AI is coming to schools, and if we’re not careful, so will its biasesDevelopers must intentionally build AI systems through a lens of racial equity if the technology is going…