Students, researchers and teachers, like most people in Europe, use technological tools and digital media every day. It has now become nearly impossible to avoid using mobile phones, tablets, laptops, console games and other technologies, be it for educational, work or entertainment purposes.
Last November the Council of Europe published a study entitled Artificial Intelligence and Education, a critical view through the lens of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
With the advent of ChatGPT, it has been felt that something very important was happening and that our lives would never be the same. While it is usually underlined that Artificial Intelligence (AI) brings both challenges and opportunities, in the last weeks it seems that the balance is decidedly on the side of concerns, signalling a high level of responsibility for those working with AI. Moreover, as stated in the report of the Council of Europe, « the ethics of AI is necessary but not sufficient for AI in education ».
The EduTalks@Council of Europe on Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity that took place on 26 April 2023 addressed the issue from an ethical perspective.