How might digital technology and notably smart technologies based on artificial intelligence (AI), learning analytics, robotics, and others transform education? This book explores such question. It focuses on how smart technologies currently change education in the classroom and the management of educational organisations and systems. The book delves into beneficial uses of smart technologies such as learning personalisation, supporting students with special learning needs, and blockchain diploma credentialing. It also considers challenges and areas for further research. The findings offer pathways for teachers, policy makers, and educational institutions to digitalise education while optimising equity and inclusivity.
Digitalisation is transforming education, as is the case in other sectors of society. Data are increasingly used to manage education systems and institutions, to better target policy interventions and drive innovation. Technological devices and solutions powered by artificial intelligence are increasingly used to assist teachers in the classroom or learners in their studies at home. A host of new solutions are being developed by education technology companies. Education could quickly become different in how it is delivered and experienced. This raises new opportunities and challenges as education policy makers and stakeholders have to harness technology to improve and perhaps transform education. This series aims to be a reference for education policy makers and researchers interested in the latest trends and policies internationally related to the increased used of digital technology and data in education.