SUBMISSION TO THE INQUIRY INTO THE USE OF GENERATIVE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM
14 July 2023
have flexibility in decision 2 REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES NETWORK The strengths and benefits of generative AI the course level, such as discussion and critical tools for children, students, educators and analysis of AI output, to university-wide education systems and the ways in which they can be programs. [...] the appropriate use of generative AI can depend However, the effective use of generative AI tools on discipline and level of study, and understand requires that both students and staff are educated certain industries and fields may have a greater in their use. [...] around generative AI to ensure that students are not only workforce ready but have the The ability for institutions to proactively respond skills in critical thinking and analysis to use to advancements in generative AI and make tools effectively and ethically. [...] Recommendations to manage the risks, seize Such a divide has the potential to have wide the opportunities, and guide the potential ranging impacts on the capacity of students to development of generative AI tools including in engage with these technologies. [...] However, a broad, generative AI tools and provide a safe space for society-wide regulatory framework for AI such as learning and experimentation, as well as ensure the risk-based model proposed in the EU could help that any tools that may eventually be required to mitigate some of the challenges and risks of the for student participation are made available to technology.