Harnessing the Power of AI in Education: Opportunities, Challenges, and Strategies

Professor Rose Luckin


Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize education by addressing key challenges and enhancing human intelligence. This talk explores three critical aspects of AI in education: utilizing AI tools to tackle educational challenges, changing education to focus on human intelligence in an AI-driven world, and educating people about AI for safe and effective use.

The presentation highlights how AI tools such as adaptive learning paths, automated marking, and personalized feedback can assist educators in addressing issues like student engagement, educational inequality, and time constraints.

‌Furthermore, the talk emphasizes the importance of evolving education to cultivate human intelligence alongside AI. It discusses the need to develop interdisciplinary academic intelligence, meta-cognitive intelligence, and perceived self-efficacy to prepare learners for an AI-centric future.‌

Finally, the presentation explores strategies for educating people about AI, including developing institutional AI policies, raising student awareness, and providing staff training. It emphasizes the importance of strategic planning, capacity building, and ethical considerations when implementing AI in educational settings.

By examining the challenges and opportunities AI presents for educators, this talk provides valuable insights into harnessing AI’s potential to transform education while prioritizing human intelligence and ethical practices.