The introduction of AI brings a number of opportunities and challenges for education that all educators must be aware of. This resource bank and toolkit have been created to enable schools and educators to reflect on their knowledge of AI, identify their next steps for building on this, and to collaborate with other schools to support one another on this journey.
First, we recommend that educators read the West Partnership AI in Education Review, which provides a foundational understanding of this technology, and how it can be used safely in the classroom.
The AI in Education Toolkit provides a list of evaluative statements that follow a similar structure to the review, enabling educators to self-evaluate their knowledge. Each statement also includes challenge questions and related resources to support them with this.
Through reading the AI in Education Review, completing the toolkit, and engaging with the resources available, educators will:
The West Partnership are delivering professional learning sessions across primary schools and secondary departments. These sessions will involve exploring some of the AI resources cited, discussing the use of AI in the classroom, and how to use the AI toolkit.
Participating in this programme will involve attending two sessions on Teams:
All teachers are welcome to attend these sessions