New South Wales and Queensland have announced they will be restricting access to artificial intelligence software in public schools, citing concerns the software can facilitate cheating.

Included in this ban is the recently released ChatGPT, a predictive text generating software that produces text on any subject based on a user’s prompt.

Leading Australian universities, have announced they will be using more supervised assessments and pen and paper exams in 2023 to manage AI’s impact on education.

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Produced By: Matthew van Wyk

Featured In Story: Dr Vitomir Kovanovic, Senior Lecturer in Education Futures, University of South Australia

First aired on The Wire, Monday 23 January 2023