FLANZ Professional Pathways – Current Topics ChatGPT in Education

Information available on ChatGPT and its use has grown extensively since the launch of this artificial intelligence chatbot in November 2022. ChatGPT has broad applications across multiple areas, including education. This resource highlights key commentary and current advice about the use of AI in general and ChatGPT in particular in education. This is developed for those working in all education sectors, both in New Zealand/Aotearoa and globally. It identifies useful information on the use and integration of ChatGPT in education. The FLANZ Professional Pathways Resources on this topic are set out in these categories:

  1.  About Artificial Intelligence in education
  2. What is ChatGPT
  3. Practical advice on Artificial Intelligence in education
  4. Practical advice on ChatGPT in education


  1.   About Artificial Intelligence in education

Artificial Intelligence in education (UNESCO)  https://www.unesco.org/en/digital-education/artificial-intelligence

Ethical guidelines on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data in teaching and learning for educators (European Commission) https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/d81a0d54-5348-11ed-92ed-01aa75ed71a1/language-en (Guidelines)  https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_22_6338 (Press release and other EU resources)

AI in Higher Education (US): https://sites.google.com/view/ai-highered?pli=1

Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand (AI Forum of NZ) https://www.mbie.govt.nz/dmsdocument/5754-artificial-intelligence-shaping-a-future-new-zealand-pdf

Meeting the AI moment: advancing the future through responsible AI (Microsoft, owner of ChatGPT) https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2023/02/02/responsible-ai-chatgpt-artificial-intelligence/

The Intertwined Histories of Artificial Intelligence and Education (International) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40593-022-00313-2

Top 6 Use Cases of Generative AI in Education (Estonia) https://research.aimultiple.com/generative-ai-in-education/

  1.   What is ChatGPT?

ChatGPT – What’s it all about? (AI Forum of NZ) https://aiforum.org.nz/2023/01/23/chatgpt-whats-it-all-about/

Ten Facts About ChatGPT (Contact North / Contact Nord, Canada) https://teachonline.ca/ai-resources/tools-trends/ten-facts-about-chatgpt

If you still aren’t sure what ChatGPT is, this is your guide to the viral chatbot that everyone is talking about (US) https://www.businessinsider.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-chat-gpt-2023-1

ChatGPT Resources for Faculty (US): https://teaching.pitt.edu/resources/chatgpt-resources-for-faculty/

Explained: What is ChatGPT? (World Economic Forum) https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/12/chatgpt-ai-bot-intelligent-conversation/

Buzzy ChatGPT chatbot is so error-prone that its maker just publicly promised to fix the tech’s ‘glaring and subtle biases’ (US) https://fortune.com/2023/02/16/chatgpt-openai-bias-inaccuracies-bad-behavior-microsoft/


  1.   Practical advice about Artificial Intelligence in education

MoE advice    Generative AI – Education in New Zealand

AI and education: guidance for policy-makers (UNESCO) https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000376709

NZ education needs to swiftly embrace artificial intelligence (AI Forum of NZ)  https://aiforum.org.nz/2023/02/24/nz-education-needs-to-swiftly-embrace-artificial-intelligence/

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Future of Education (South Africa) https://www.getsmarter.com/blog/market-trends/the-role-of-artificial-intelligence-in-the-future-of-education/

AI in the classroom: Teaching about artificial intelligence (Secondary schools focus, Digital Technologies Hub, Australia) https://www.digitaltechnologieshub.edu.au/understanding-dt/professional-learning/ai-professional-learning/


  1. Practical advice about ChatGPT in education

Practical Responses to ChatGPT and Other Generative AI (US) https://www.montclair.edu/faculty-excellence/practical-responses-to-chat-gpt/

Four lessons from ChatGPT: Challenges and opportunities for educators (University of Oxford, UK) https://www.ctl.ox.ac.uk/article/four-lessons-from-chatgpt-challenges-and-opportunities-for-educators

Hybrid learning and ChatGPT (Futuremakers, NZ) https://futuremakers.nz/2023/01/17/hybrid-learning-and-chatgpt/

ChatGPT could be used to improve learning in schools, PPTA, AI expert say (NZ) https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/482997/chatgpt-could-be-used-to-improve-learning-in-schools-ppta-ai-expert-say

ChatGPT and the future of university assessments (NZ) https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/news/2023/02/23/Chatgpt-and-the-future-of-university-assessments.html

ChatGPT threatens language diversity. More needs to be done to protect our differences in the age of AI (NZ) https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/on-the-inside/484062/chatgpt-threatens-language-diversity-more-needs-to-be-done-to-protect-our-differences-in-the-age-of-ai

ChatGPT: How schools and universities are preparing for the artificial intelligence software (UK) https://www.itv.com/news/2023-01-10/how-are-schools-and-universities-preparing-for-chatgpt-artificial-intelligence

Resources with constantly updated content on ChatGPT and AI in education: