Artificial Intelligence & Inequality in Education


The novel coronavirus has shaken the Dutch educational system to its core. Schools and universities across the country shifted to online education during the nationwide lockdown. This groundbreaking development might have come with an unintended consequence: an increasing inequality between students from wealthy and poor households.

On 30 June, the LDE Centre for Education and Learning explores the role that artificial intelligence could play in providing equal opportunities for disadvantaged students. 

Provisional Speakers

  • Prof. dr. Wim van den Doel (Dean Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Alliance)
  • Prof. dr. Eddie Denessen  (Professor of Socio-cultural Diversity and Differentiation in Education at Leiden University)
  • Justin Reich PhD (Assistant Professor in Comparative Media Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director at MIT Teaching Systems Lab)
  • Youssef El Bouhassani – Co-founder Leerlevels & Lecturer/researcher at Hogeschool van Amsterdam
  • Stefan Knegt – Chief Technology Officer at Mr Chadd

Keep an eye on this page for the programme (mainly in Dutch), including panel discussions and keynote speakers!

To co-host a panel discussion or a lecture, please contact Bart de Grood:

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