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SmartEdu News 2023-07-06
U.S. EDUCATION 🇺🇸
AI-powered tools can potentially revolutionize how students learn and teachers teach. The more AI tools are brought into the classroom, the more benefits and challenges for both teachers and students will need to be addressed.
Educators are exploring AI integration in K-12 classrooms, starting with teacher preparation programs. At the International Society for Technology in Education conference, AI in Education Preparation Program fellows shared strategies to effectively equip teachers for AI teaching.
Stella Tan, producer of The Daily, a prominent NYTimes podcast, interviews teachers and students about the transformative impact of ChatGPT after their first semester. Gain insights into the changing educational landscape shaped by this innovative technology.
Newark public schools are cautiously trying out a new automated teaching aid from Khan Academy. The preliminary report card: “could use improvement.”
ISTELive23 was back in full swing in Philadelphia this year with hundreds of sessions and exhibitors enjoying the learning and networking – despite the rainy weather.
Low pay and limited training push mental health professionals away from working with young people. But amid fears of a youth mental health crisis, the U.S. government is pumping new money into programs designed to help.
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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION 🌎
UK Universities Draw up Guiding Principles on Generative AI
All 24 Russell Group universities have reviewed their academic conduct policies and guidance.
At the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, over 70 countries advocated for free secondary education and at least one year of free pre-primary education, emphasizing the global commitment to equal access and inclusive development.
The recruitment and retention crisis in education is one of the most troubling and increasingly urgent challenges facing the government. A plethora of issues have contributed to a perfect storm, with teacher training numbers dropping and schools struggling to retain qualified teachers.
As per Reuters, aid officials say that the Taliban has indicated that international organizations could no longer be involved in education projects. The move which has been criticized by UNICEF is yet to be officially confirmed by Afghan authorities.
The EU is seeking feedback on its European Education Area policy package for harmonizing national education systems and raising quality standards in the bloc, including the effectiveness and value of the initiative.