Also, 80% of Jobs Taken by AI Belong to Women

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Right, let's get straight to it.

Firstly, let's explore your secret weapon in this new AI world.

Then, I'll introduce you to 11 new AI tools for educators on the platform.

Finally, we'll look at how AI job replacement will affect women disproportionately. 

Your Secret Weapon in this New AI World

Navigating the educational terrain in the age of artificial intelligence isn't a path less taken—it's an uncharted journey. 

Trailblazing teachers who harness AI tools are reshaping traditional methodologies. You are future-proofing students. AI not only supplements but also enriches learning, creating a stimulating blend of human intuition and machine intelligence. 

You are redefining the educational landscape, priming our students for a future intertwined with AI.

Contrary to some misconceptions, our transition towards a world integrated with AI doesn't negate the importance of literacy skills.

Instead, it emphasises their criticality. 

Interacting with AI tools like ChatGPT necessitates precise language comprehension and communication, underscoring the need for robust literacy skills in today's students.

For clarity, my definition of literacy is not just confined to reading and writing abilities. Rather, it's an all-encompassing term denoting the capacity to read, write, listen, and speak in a manner that enables effective communication and comprehension of the world around us.

Concerns have been raised that generative AI tools like ChatGPT could induce complacency in students and harm their literacy skills. However, this assumption overlooks an important fact. Successful utilisation of large language models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT demands strong literacy proficiency. Subpar literacy skills can cause ambiguous communication, which, in turn, confuses the AI, thereby undermining its accuracy and effectiveness.

As the world becomes increasingly AI-driven, literacy and AI have intertwined, becoming mutually dependent. Those proficient in effectively communicating with AI are not only likely to survive but to thrive in the AI revolution. 

Literacy, in this context, transforms from a basic skill to an indispensable weapon in the AI-oriented world.

Let's illustrate this with concrete examples. AI tools like ChatGPT can generate computer code based on text instructions. The Runway video editor can produce high-quality videos based on written commands. Midjourney can create exceptional images following written instructions. 

It's evident that in the AI era, creative skills are synonymous with literacy skills.

Should we let our students graduate with inadequate AI skills due to deficient literacy skills? Or should we seize this opportunity to enhance their literacy skills while simultaneously developing their AI proficiency?

A fundamental step towards amplifying literacy skills using AI is understanding that AI isn't a literacy substitute. Instead, it's an augmentative tool that can enhance literacy skills. AI-powered writing assistants can help students refine their writing skills by offering suggestions for improving grammar, syntax, and spelling. 

Equity in access to AI tools and technology poses a significant challenge. Certain communities or schools may lack access to these tools, which could exacerbate the existing education inequalities. A proactive measure to rectify this disparity is to ensure AI tools and technology are universally accessible, irrespective of a student's socio-economic background.

The supposed conflict between literacy and AI is a misinterpretation. They're now irrevocably intertwined. Hence, the imperative question is: How can we enhance our students' literacy skills using AI, and in return, how can we ready them for the AI revolution with literacy skills?

11 NEW AI Tools for Educators at

We now have 130+ AI tools for educators and students on our AI Tools for Educators repository. 

They probably won't all be for you, but you might find some that transform your workload or your students' engagement. 

My personal favourites are the 5 Minute Lesson Plan, Canva and AudioPen. 

We've just added 11 more tools 👇

To find the new additions simply filter by Badges > New 🆕

80% of Jobs Taken by AI Belong to Women

If you've heard me talk recently I may have mentioned the Goldman Sachs report that suggests that 300 million jobs will be 'lost or degraded' in the next 3 years. 

However, I did not know this...

Thanks to my friend Lindse for sharing this on LinkedIn. Lindse is an advisor to Mia, an innovative organisation that is leading the change in skills-based education with a mission to create new economic opportunities for 1 million women by 2030.

If you are personally wanting to upskill for the AI Era or learn more so you can prepare the young women you teach then find out more here 👇

Professor Nigel Crook, founder of the Ethical AI Institute at Oxford Brookes University, estimates that eventually over 1 billion jobs could be lost.