Developing Human Skills in the Era of Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Opportunities for Education and Training

Satish Kumar


The rapid advancement and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) presents significant challenges and opportunities for human skills in the 21st century. AI systems can do many things that people usually do, like looking at data, making decisions, and understanding language. However, AI also creates new demands for human skills that complement and enhance the capabilities of AI, such as creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration. This paper conducts a comprehensive review of the literature pertaining to the impact of artificial intelligence on human abilities and its implications for education and training. It discusses the key human-centric skills that are important for working with and alongside AI and the current and future challenges of developing and assessing these skills. It also looks at how new pedagogical approaches and technologies can help humans and AI work together and learn. The paper concludes with some recommendations for policy makers, educators, and learners to foster human-centric skills in the era of AI.


artificial intelligence, human skills, education, training, human-AI collaboration

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