2018 HMC Spring Conference in the News

Tuesday 1st May 2018

Keep robots out of our classrooms, say pupils, (HMC) 01.05.18

TES, Human will always be better teachers than robots, say most sixth-formers, (Chris King; Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), 01.05.18

Daily Mail, Robot teachers? Give me a human any day, say students, (Chris King; Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), 01.05.18

Engineering & Technology, Human teachers trump robots, survey of teenagers reveals, (Chris King; Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), 01.05.18

Commons Select Committee, Fourth Industrial Revolution inquiry launched, (Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Committee), 01.05.18

 

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Evening Standard, Alexa-style robots could ‘help shy children put up their hands’, says head, (Chris King, Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), 02.05.18

Daily Mail, Schoolchildren are losing the ability to read maps as they are too reliant on their mobile phones for directions, university leader warns, (Chris King, Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), 02.05.18

Tes, Teachers need to be involved in ed tech development, (Rose Luckin, Professor of learner-centred design at UCL), 02.05.18

TES, Mobile phones mean young people 'can no longer read maps', (Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice Chancellor at the University of Buckingham; Chris King, Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), 02.05.18

Daily Mail, State schools ‘spoon-feed’ pupils leaving them unable to cope when they get to university, vice-chancellor warns, (Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice Chancellor at the University of Buckingham), 02.05.18

Independent Education Today, 80% of pupils don’t want robots in the classroom, (Chris King, Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), 02.05.18

Schools Week, AI will soon beat pupils taught knowledge-based curriculum, (Rose Luckin, Professor of learner-centred design at UCL), 02.05.18

 

Thursday 3rd May 2018

The Times, Apps teach children not to think, says university chief, (Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice Chancellor at the University of Buckingham), 03.05.18

I, Head: Bot boost for shy kids, (Chris King, Leicester Grammar School and HMC Chair), p.8, 03.05.18 – No link available