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ACT Teaching Citizenship Conference Resources

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Developing the digital citizen:
What do teachers need to know? AI, Rights and Democracy

I have long awaited an opportunity to attend an ACT conference and I have enjoyed all aspects of the day - sessions, networking and meeting new colleagues.

Citizenship Teacher and 2024 Conference Attendee

Introduction by Lord David Blunkett

Panel Session:

Is AI the biggest threat to democracy we have faced?


1A - Can we legislate away misinformation in the AI age?

European Parliament Liaison Office in the United Kingdom

2A – Teaching about AI and the upcoming general election

Olivia Platman, The Economist Educational Foundation

2B – The role of social media in anti-Jewish racism in the classroom

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

2C – Should AI be in UK classrooms?

Sam Clarke, Canterbury Christ Church University

3A – Responding to conspiracy theory, disinformation and dangerous ideas in the classroom

Jeremy Hayward, IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society

3B – A better friend, a better cheater or a better tutor? Generative AI and the law

Jaspal Kaur Sadhu Singh, Canterbury Christ Church University

3C – Using AI to support our GCSE students structure A03 answers

Leigh Canning, Stantonbury School, Milton Keynes

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