Some educational forecasters are predicting that children will be taught by robots within the next decade.
However, learning expert Michael Goodman says the role of the teacher is irreplaceable.
Michael Goodman is the group knowledge manager at Via Afrika, a provider of e-learning materials.
He says artificial intelligence (AI) will help supplement and support the role of teachers in classrooms.
The interaction that a teacher has with a learner is really powerful.— Michael Goodman, group knowledge manager at Via Afrika
A computer, with AI, is going to assist the teacher in making things smoother.— Michael Goodman, group knowledge manager at Via Afrika
Ultimately, it's going to be a human who is going to meet the needs of the learner.— Michael Goodman, group knowledge manager at Via Afrika
Goodman explains that the addition of AI may help personalise learning paths for pupils in classrooms.
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