Dr Wayne Holmes
Lecturer & Consultant Researcher, UCL, UNESCO, IRCAI
Wayne Holmes (PhD, University of Oxford) is a learning sciences and innovation researcher who teaches at University College London, and is a consultant researcher on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and education for UNESCO and for IRCAI (the International Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence). Having been involved in education throughout his life, Wayne takes a critical studies approach to the connections between AI and education, and their ethical and social implications. His recent publications include 'AI in Education. Promise and Implications for Teaching and Learning.' (2019), 'Ethics of AI in Education: Towards a Community-Wide Framework.' (2021), 'The Ethics of AI in Education: Practices, Challenges and Debates' (in press), and, for UNESCO, 'AI and Education: Guidance for Policy-makers.' (2021). Wayne has given invited talks about AI and education in countries around the world.