Prof. Maha Gmira raises the role of AI in learning at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education

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The third UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education (WHEC2022) is an opportunity to bring together different stakeholders to define and prepare a roadmap for a new era of higher education in response to global issues and challenges at the current era.

On this occasion, Pr. Maha Gmira took part in a round table discussing the impact and potential of AI in the development of education. The main objective of this round table is to raise the intrinsic relationship between AI and higher education in an era where digital and advanced technologies are omnipresent, to explore the potential of AI in the development of higher education institutions, and thus define the roadmap that they must adopt to accelerate their progress and development in the context of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations and according to the Beijing Consensus on the intelligence and education. In this sense, Pr. Maha Gmira stressed the importance of rethinking the model of access to learning new technologies through inclusion and equal opportunities and gender to offer everyone the possibility seize the advantages and opportunities offered by AI.

Organized by UNESCO in close collaboration with the Government of Spain, the Government of the Region of Catalonia, the City Hall and the Regional Authority of Barcelona, ​​and in partnership with GUNi/ACUP (Global University Network for Innovation / Catalan Association of Public Universities), this conference took place in Barcelona, ​​Spain, from 8 to 20 May.