ChatGPT: what Buenos Aires teachers think

only the 43 percent of the Buenos Aires teachers consider that the platform ChatGPT has a positive impact on the activity, according to the results of a survey carried out by the Ministry of Education of the City of Buenos Aires. Some of the points in favor, observed by the respondents, are that the software allows expand knowledge in the short term and provide tools to generate innovative practices.

Before the query yes the effects are purely negative, 15 percent confirmed it by arguing that does not encourage the development of different skillsAs the critical thinking and dedication to the task. But this numerical percentage, which does not exceed 20 percent, does not mean that the rest of the respondents affirm that the AI ​​app should be considered a positive resource. 42% of teachers do not know or do not know how to assess the consequences of their management. Within the investigation, it was concluded that 91.4% of educators consider that the tool impacts the educational task in some way.

The questionnaire was answered by 1,119 secondary level teachers, 630 primary level teachers and 111 from both cycles. On the other hand, the use of the tool is growing in the classroom. According to data collected by the Buenos Aires educational portfolio, in April there were an average of 2,600 devices that consulted ChatGPT from the schools. In May, that number increased to 3,600, an increase of 38 percent.

On the other hand, 86.8% of the surveyed teachers assured that they can detect when their students carry out tasks with ChatGPT. In this regard, although 67.4% claimed to know the tool, only 22.4% acknowledged using it in their daily practice in the classroom. According to estimates, almost 9 out of 10 Buenos Aires teachers believe that they can detect the tasks that students carry out with the artificial intelligence platform.


From the Ministry of Education of the City of Buenos Aires They reported that they are training primary and secondary teachers in the didactic challenges that the ChatGPT phenomenon presents in teaching, and bringing them strategies to give new meaning to its use. Teachers School offers a self-attended course and a tutored course on the contributions of Artificial Intelligence. training “Artificial Intelligence Experience” Its objective is that teachers can define AI and understand its development in the industrial, cultural and professional context, as well as its impact on society and its future evolution.

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