IDG Connect: Can teachers be replaced by algorithms?

Put aside the fact that most teachers would probably welcome the idea of a robot teaching their class at certain times and think for a minute whether or not it would actually be the right thing to do? Certainly in most educational establishments the role of the teacher is more than just a purveyor of facts. Part social worker, part carer and part psychological mentor, the average teacher generally has a lot on his or her plate but that’s also part of the skill. Could a robot actually do this job and succeed?


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