Lewis Johnson

January 11, 2021
Rapid Reskilling Part III: AI-Based Practice and Assessment

In previous blogs, we discussed the need to prepare workers for the post-COVID economy, and presented our Spiral-Stair-Case model for rapid reskilling. This blog describes how Alelo’s Enskill® technology supports...

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January 4, 2021
Rapid Reskilling II: The Spiral-Stair-Case Model

In our last blog post on rapid reskilling, we argued that a radical rethink of training is called for, to help workers quickly transition into new occupations. In this post,...

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December 28, 2020
Rapid Reskilling Part I: Time for a Radical Rethink of Training

The year 2021 will be focused on recovery—overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding the economy. This new economy will look very different from the one that existed prior to the...

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November 24, 2020
The Ethics of AI-Assisted Learning

During the first week of November 2020, I participated in the Global Summit on the Ethics of AI in Education. Leaders in the field of artificial intelligence in education (AIED)...

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August 4, 2020
How AI Avatars Can Help Make Workplaces More Inclusive

The Black Lives Matter movement, as well as the economic inequities highlighted by COVID-19, have brought renewed attention to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Yet although studies show that...

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July 28, 2020
How AI Can Support Rapid Reskilling Under COVID-19

The skills gap – the mismatch between the skills that employers need and the skills that employees have – costs companies nearly $1 million annually. In 2018, Deloitte projected that the skills gap...

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July 21, 2020
Panel on COVID-19 and the Future of AI in Education and Training at AIED 2020

On July 8, 2020, a panel of experts in artificial intelligence in education discussed the challenges that educators and learners are facing due to COVID-19, and how artificial intelligence (AI)...

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November 18, 2019
Using AI to Help English Learners Get Past Learning Plateaus

Although 1.5 billion people around the world are studying English, many will never get proficient enough to use English on the job. Instead, they get stuck at learning plateaus. They...

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March 6, 2019
What the USA Rugby Sevens Champions Can Teach Us about Soft Skills

In a recent interview with the Guardian the USA Rugby Sevens head coach, Mike Friday, talked about the training program that they implemented to achieve this success. A key focus...

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May 22, 2018
How AI is Solving the #1 Skill Gap in the Global Economy

Education and training is one industry where AI is starting to play important roles. What impact will AI have on education and training in the future? Will teachers be replaced...

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