Ethical guidelines on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data in teaching and learning for educators



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The use of AI systems can potentially enhance teaching, learning and assessment, provide better learning outcomes and help schools to operate more efficiently. However, if those same AI applications are not properly designed or used carelessly, this could lead to harmful consequences. Educators need to be aware and ask questions whether AI systems they are using are reliable, fair, safe and trustworthy and that the management of educational data is secure, protects the privacy of individuals and is used for the common good. “Ethical AI” is used to indicate the development, deployment and use of AI that ensures compliance with ethical norms, ethical principles and related core values.

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These ethical guidelines on AI and data usage in teaching and learning are designed to help educators understand the potential that the applications of AI and data usage can have in education and to raise awareness of the possible risks so that they are able to engage positively, critically and ethically with AI systems and exploit their full potential.

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