SOLIDAR Foundation Position Paper on AI Implications for Education and Lifelong Learning

SOLIDAR Foundation Position Paper on Artificial Intelligence espouses the view of CSOs across Europe that engage in education and training, formally, informally and non-formally. To better understand SOLIDAR Foundation and its members’ understanding of what AI is, the Position Paper provides a clarification on the importance of conceptualizing AI from the perspective of human rights, given how those will be impacted by this new wave of digitalization.

Moreover, the Position Paper considers the implications of AI on an EU that currently has almost half of its citizens missing basic digital skills, that experiences wide discrepancies in academic achievement and in access to digital infrastructure.

In addition, the paper assesses the implications of AI solutions on the shrinking civic space, surveillance capitalism and reinforcement of pre-existent societal bias.