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Some thoughts on Google’s recent AI for Education work

Google’s  Generative AI work has perhaps tended to slip a little under the radar, at least in discussions I’ve been involved in, which have tended to focus on ChatGPT and Copilot.  They have just put out a lot of new info though, including, for me, probably the most interesting paper on LLMs in education for […]

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Licensing Options for Generative AI

(note: last updated 10th May 2024 – see here for the update history.) We are getting a lot of questions about licensing options for generative AI tools, so we thought it would be useful to summarise the current situation.  It’s fair to say that things are still moving quickly,  and there are a fair number […]

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Innovative Insights: AI success stories from the community

Following on from our previous blog post and while our Resource Hub is being built, we wanted to share a few other standout examples showcasing AI use in education. In this blog, we’ve included some examples spanning subject areas and utilising different AI tools. We hope that these ideas will spark curiosity and inspire you […]

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Insights from Digifest 2024

We had a fantastic time at Digifest last week, which attracted 847 attendees in person and a further 1057 online, providing a glimpse into what the future of education could look like. We had a stand showcasing the work we do in the Artificial Intelligence team, including our AI demos and blogs. We had excellent discussions […]

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Voice cloning, AI twins and deepfakes: threat or useful tool? Or both?

We are all becoming increasingly aware of the challenges around AI deepfakes.  With elections looming this year, there are many concerns about how it might impact the outcomes. Every week we are hearing new and disturbing stories.  I was in a conversation with some parents who were considering using safe words so their family would […]

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What AI skills will learners need?

Context This post shares the key findings from a series of staff development workshops delivered at a further education college in the north of England. In the workshop, we asked staff what they understood about how artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to impact the skills required by industry in the future. A range of curriculum […]

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Innovative Insights: AI success stories from the community

At the start of 2024, our community responded enthusiastically to our call out for standout examples showcasing AI use in education. Thank you to all who have shared so far. As we are working on compiling the online resource, we wanted to share some of the submissions we’ve received already. In this blog, we’ve included […]

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Establishing a Resource Hub for AI Success Stories in Education

Recent discussions with our community have emphasised the importance of sharing best practices and promoting successful examples of AI use in education. Following this feedback, we are looking to create a comprehensive resource, showcasing AI use from across Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE) institutions that we hope will benefit our members.  We are […]

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Google Gemini – Initial Thoughts

  You may have picked up on some of the hype around Google’s Gemini last week, and some of the controversy over the slightly fake video.  They also released a 60-page technical report.  I thought it might be useful to pick up some of the key facts from the report, and some thoughts about what […]

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Generative AI and accessibility in education 

AI has long been integral to many assistive technologies, and we have seen over the course of this year that there is considerable exploration occurring around the use of generative AI to enhance accessibility in education. In this post we look at a few of the emerging uses we’ve seen as well as discussing some […]