Meeting with the academic community of Kazimieras Simonavičius University

On 4 December 2023, Dr Birutė Liekė, employee of the Office, conducted a seminar for the academic community of Kazimieras Simonavičius University. She presented the UNESCO Guidelines on Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education and Research, the final report of the Commission’s Expert Group on AI and Data in Education and Training, and the Guidelines on Trustworthy AI. The concepts of AI were introduced, and examples of machine learning and generative AI were given. Ethical issues, e.g. accessibility and fairness, psychological impact, human intellectual development, were discussed.

Attendees expressed their concerns about the use of ChatGPT by students, and discussed solutions being considered in their academic community both to take advantage of generative AI and to avoid its unethical use.