Webinar Series on Integration of AI and Advanced Digital Innovations in Education

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education and Shanghai Open University Webinar Series on Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Digital Innovations in Education

It’s not an understatement to say we’re living in unprecedented times. Almost overnight, a combination of COVID-19, growing social unrest, and economic instability have driven a rapid and largely unscripted refocusing of education around the world. Simultaneously, we stand on the threshold of a bold new era of possibilities – a global technological revolution that is fundamentally transforming the way we live, work, and learn.

This series considers the possibilities and challenges that Artificial Intelligence and other advanced technologies hold for educators, and examines their potential to become education’s new normal. Please join us for a series of five webinars featuring conversations with educational experts, futurists, data scientists, game designers, and sociologists.

Registration link to the webinars

December 17, 2021
Webinar 1: Artificial Intelligence in Education: Today and Tomorrow

In a time when educators face a rapidly shifting landscape and struggle to engage students in a post-pandemic world, what role does Artificial Intelligence (AI) play, if any? The arrival of AI in education isn’t science fiction, it’s already here. Join us for the first of five webinars focused on the integration of AI and other innovations in education. In this webinar, presentations from international experts and futurists will brief us about the amazing promise of AI in education and why it’s needed today…and tomorrow. This webinar includes a special focus on AI for teacher development.

January 6, 2022
Webinar 2:  Data Mining for Educational Outcomes

Big data has transformed everything from retail to stock trading to health care to sports. Can data transform learning? Join us for the second of five webinars focused on the integration of AI and other innovations in education. In this webinar, presentations from international experts and data scientists will outline how Data Analytics and Data Mining are improving educational outcomes. This webinar includes a special focus on AI for teacher development.

January 13, 2022
Webinar 3: The Future of Games and Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality in Teaching and Learning

Anyone who has ever asked a child to put down a game mid-play knows that there is something powerfully persuasive about game design. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if learners had the same drive to study? Join us for the third of five webinars focused on the integration of AI and other innovations in education. In this webinar, international educational experts and game designers will discuss how Virtual /Augmented/Mixed Reality are improving educational outcomes.

January 17, 2022
Webinar 4: The Socio-Emotional Realities for Education in the Age of AI 

It’s no longer a question of can we use AI in education, but should we…and if so, under what circumstances? Join us for the fourth of five webinars focused on the integration of AI and other innovations in education. In this webinar, international experts consider the social-emotional realities of using AI to support teaching and learning. This webinar includes a special focus on AI for teacher development.

January 20, 2022
Webinar 5: Teaching and Learning in the Age of AI 

There’s no question that AI will continue to reshape the world around us, but how might it transform teaching and learning? What will this mean for education as we know it? Join us for the fifth and final webinar focused on the integration of AI and other innovations in education. In this webinar, international experts and futurists will anticipate the changes AI will likely bring to teaching and learning. This webinar includes a special focus on AI for teacher development.