Forward-looking elements

Expected results and impact

Development of a dialogue-based, AI-powered learning companion for students

    • Short-term impact: Improve students’ engagement in the learning process, promote autonomy, motivation and personalisation of learning.
    • Long-term impact: Promote acceptance of AI-based systems as learning assistants; realise the human role in the AI system’s improvement: students will learn how to train an AI system.
  • Development of an AI companion for teachers
    • Short-term impact: Provide teachers with effective tools to accomplish their everyday teaching and assessment tasks, and for more effective students monitoring.
    • Long-term impact: Empower teachers to work in an AI-rich education setting; teachers will provide feedback on AI’s decisions and realise the direct impact of human intelligence to AI’s intelligence (teacher- in-the-loop).
  • Pilot use cases of the Study Buddy and Teacher Workmate in real educational settings to demonstrate their potential and investigate their user acceptance and educational value.
    • Short-term and long-term impact: Increase our knowledge on the needs and perceptions of the educational community about AI; evidence-based understanding of AI impact in learning and teaching.
    • Highlight implications of AI adoption on security and personal data protection / data ownership / biases / transparency to the AI decision-making.
  • Policy recommendations and implementation guidelines on the effective, ethical and equitable use of artificial intelligence in education.
    • Short-term impact: support the educational practices for the effective integration of AIEd.
    • Long-term impact: Contribute to better preparation of the educational community for AI-rich educational experiences.
Funded by the European Union. Contract Number: 101087451. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

© 2023 AI4edu All Rights Reserved.