Toby is an assistant programme manager within Nesta’s education team. Before this, he worked within Nesta's government innovation team, where his work focused on digital social innovation and how technology can be used to enable people to collaborate to address social challenges more effectively.Toby co-authored the recent 'What Next for Digital Social Innovation?' report, which identified barriers and enablers of the growth of digital social innovation across Europe.
Imagine a future in which artificial intelligence (AI) is fully embedded within our education system. AI algorithms mark our children’s essays, decide what they need to learn (and the best time to learn it), detect when they are cheating in exams and judge the performance of their teachers and school. Does it make you feel comfortable or uncomfortable?