Department Seeks Provider for Comprehensive AI Training and EdTech Assessment for Educators

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Ministers plan to appoint edtech evidence checkers to help schools and colleges work out which products deliver the best impact as part of an artificial intelligence “training package” for teachers worth up to £5 million. This will include a proposed “online resource that covers essential training for all teachers” and a tool kit to support leaders rolling out and “embedding of effective” AI practice. The government is seeking a provider to run the scheme and “help education professionals take advantage of AI’s potential”. This will involve engaging the edtech sector to submit evidence of product efficacy. Click here for more and here for FE Week commentary.