UNESCO Publishes Guidance for Generative AI in Education and Research
One of the components of UNESCO’s Roadmap to steer the human-centred use of Generative AI in education,is the development of Guidance for Generative AI in education and research, within the framework of its AI and the Futures of Learning initiative.
The Guidance introduces main generative AI technologies and the diverse models currently available. It also proposes policy recommendations to regulate ethical issues and promote inclusion and equity, as well as use cases to leverage the benefits of Generative AI for higher-order thinking and creativity in education and research while mitigating risks.
The publication covers the following elements:
- A definition of Generative AI
- How different categories of Generative AI function and a list of diverse Generative AI models
- Controversies around Generative AI
- A roadmap to regulating Generative AI and recommended key elements for national policies on Generative AI in education
- Co-designing the uses of Generative AI in research, teaching and learning
- Emerging Generative Pre-training models specifically for education (EduGPT) and their implications
- Reflection on the long-term implications of Generative AI for education and research
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