Good read: Could computers ever replace teachers?

There was a report published in Flanders discussing the changes your job would ever be replaced by robots. Maybe surprising, teachers in secondary education were one of the jobs least possible to be replaced by technology.

This quote in the Guardian is as reassuring:

But in this complex debate there’s one thing that continues to reassure Plato developer David Woolley: “Will computers replace a teacher? It never came to pass then and I doubt it ever will. Humans are social animals and there is something about the human connection between students and teachers that matters a lot. That is not to say that other means of teaching are not valuable. They are, but there are things that a computer will never be able to do as a good human teacher.”

Read the full post here.

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