A step towards building greater trust in AI in Education

Lauren Lopez

Dec 19, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) powered education platforms are proliferating, but there’s a lot of confusion and hype in the market. Read Jim Larimore’s article in University World News.

Artificial intelligence (AI) powered education platforms are proliferating, but there’s a lot of confusion and hype in the market. To instil public confidence in AI’s education potential, the industry needs to adopt common benchmarks and standards to ensure the safe and responsible use of AI in education. Today, the users – the parents, the students, the instructors – have no sense of whether a tool is safe and effective, and they tend to be afraid of most AI-enabled tools. To address the problem, Riiid, which specialises in AI-powered education solutions, and DXtera Institute, a non-profit membership organisation that uses technology to lower barriers in education delivery, have formed a cross-sector alliance of companies, non-profit organisations and education technology associations to work on an AI in Education benchmark initiative.

Click here to read the full article by Jim Larimore in University World News.