The Tes reports that Former Ofsted chief mocks unions, grammar school teachers and fad driven heads by comparing them to robots.
At the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, Sir Michael Wilshaw took part in a debate, arguing for the motion: “This House welcomes the rise of the robots to replace teachers”.
He then set out for types of “robot” teacher which he said “most of us” can recognise:
1. ‘The I don’t need help robot’
2. ‘The union robot’
3. ‘The smart new robot’
4. ‘The senior principal robot’
“The smartest and shiniest of all the senior robots is the one who loves being outside the cupboard, loves being with the other computers and has a microchip which allows it to solve problems, multitask and adapt to different situations. This really smart senior robot works really well with the smart apple junior robot. They both go out of their way to make and develop lots of other smart robots.”
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