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Sources and reading from " 5 cool things AI can do for your youth work (and what's coming next)" workshop

Thank you if you came to my workshop at NYMW 2023 about how youth workers might consider using AI within their work. Obviously there is a lot of areas we could have looked at. We only scratched the surface, especially around the ethics. But with the current attention on generative AI I hope it was useful. Below I have included both a copy of my slides and links to some further reading/research about the topic.  Slides Download a .pdf of the slides here Edited further reading and research list Atlas of AI (2022) Crawford *. A good book about ethical aspects Automating Youth Work: youth workers views on AI (2023) Pawluczuk . EU study into the attitude of youthworkers towards AI Blood in the Machine (2023) Merchant *. Who were the Luddites and why did they hate new technology  Here's What Ethical AI Really Means (2023) Philosophy Tube . Long form video essay about the ethical aspects of AI, especially in regards to the creative arts   How AI chatbots like ChatGPT or Bard work (2023) C

RSE sources used in University workshop - RSE and school Nurses

 Hey Everyone,  Just sharing another list of sources, this time in sequence with the sources I used in a workshop with school nurses about school based RSE.  BBC news. (1999, March 24). BBC News | Health | Government pledges to cut teen pregnancies . In 1998 "More 14 and 15-year-old girls call ChildLine about pregnancy than any other issue." Local Government Association, & Public Health England. (2018). Good progress but more to do: Teenage pregnancy and young parents. Case studies and practical examples. Local Government Association . Broadly the teenage pregnancy prevention strategy worked, but was most effective in areas where investments made in both school based RSE and youth friendly sexual health services.  Ofsted. (2021). Review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges . GOV.UK.