Schools not preparing children to succeed in an AI future, MPs warn

Cross-party report suggests the education system must be adapted to “focus on things that machines will be less good at for longer” Education must be adapted to take into account rapid advances in artificial intelligence that will transform the workplace, says the Science and Technology Committee. Photograph: Alamy Schools are not preparing children to succeed in a world where intelligent robots have transformed the workforce, MPs have warned. A report by the cross-party Science and Technology Committee suggests that the education system should be adapted to “focus on things that machines will be less good at for longer,” rather than skills that are rapidly becoming obsolete. The committee also warned that while “robots as portrayed in films like Star Wars” remain some way off, the government’s role in preparing for…


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