(8 Sep 2023) As pupils in part of the world return to school after the summer break, UNESCO is calling on governments to implement appropriate regulations and teacher training, to ensure a human-centred approach to using Generative AI in education. To this end, UNESCO publishes the first-ever global Guidance on Generative AI in Education and Research, designed to address the disruptions caused by Generative AI technologies.
- looks into what GenAI is and how it works, presenting the diverse technologies and models available
- identifIes a range of controversial ethical and policy issues around both AI in general, and GenAI specifically
- discusses the steps and key elements to be examined when seeking to regulate GenAI based on a human-centred approach – one that ensures
ethical, safe, equitable and meaningful use
- proposes measures that can be taken to develop coherent, comprehensive policy frameworks to regulate the use of GenAI in education and research
- looks into the possibilities for creatively using GenAI in curriculum design, teaching, learning and research activities
- explores long-term implications of GenAI for education and research
Find out more and download the Guidance here.