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Legacy post: A Maturity Model for AI in Tertiary Education

Legacy post: AI is a fast-moving technology and so we have now published an updated version of this model.  The post is now available just for those that need to reference older articles. Introduction One of the core aims for our national centre for AI in tertiary education is to help institutions along their journey […]

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Legacy post: A glossary of AI terms for education

Legacy post: AI is a fast-moving technology and unfortunately this post now contains out-of-date information. The post is now available just for those that need to reference older articles. We continue to produce new advice, guidance and training for the sector and will update this notice when a newer version of this resource becomes available. […]

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Examples of AI in education

AI Map launched to highlight pioneering applications of AI across UK colleges and universities 

Highlighting innovation AI is sometimes thought of as a futuristic technology, the impacts of which are far from imminent. In the tertiary education sector, however, this is definitely not the case. Many colleges and universities across the UK are currently harnessing AI to enhance teaching and learning, improve the student experience, and increase productivity – […]

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Summer event 2022

Our National centre for AI in tertiary education summer event took place on 24th June 2022.  It was an opportunity to show our progress over the last year and share our plans for next year. The day started with an introduction to the work of the national centre for AI in tertiary education. Covering our […]

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Product Pilots

Bodyswaps – The Roadshow

In May, the national centre for AI in tertiary education went on the roadshow for Bodyswaps. We visited: Cornwall College Leeds Trinity University Milton Keynes College Newham College University of Bath Bodyswaps are the creators of VR (Virtual Reality) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) experiences. Bodyswaps use VR and AI to empower learners to practise and […]

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Advice and Guidance

New Podcast mini-series launched – AI in Education: Pedagogy First

At the national centre for AI in tertiary education, we have recently launched the first installment in our Podcast mini-series, AI in Education: Pedagogy First.   In this first episode, I spoke with Scott Hayden, Head of Digital Learning at Basingstoke College of Technology about how he and his team are using AI to support personalised […]

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Examples of AI in education

Ten Tips When Conducting A.I. Pilots

In this installment of the AI in Education: Here and Now series Rob Howe, Head of Learning Technology at University of Northampton, shares his experiences of conducting pioneering AI Pilots. The University of Northampton has been following A.I. developments for many years and discussion on this topic is now integrated into some of the academic […]

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Product Pilots

Bodyswaps roadshow pilot launched – call for participants

*The Bodyswaps Roadshow has now been completed, read about the results of this pilot here.* Overview   For this pilot we are partnering with Bodyswaps, creators of VR and AI experiences, to run a pilot that will evaluate the effectiveness of the feedback given by their modules to students. Bodyswaps leverages VR and AI to empower learners to practice […]

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Product Pilots

Chatbot Pilot: Learning Together – Question and Answer Sets

At the national centre for AI in tertiary education we’re piloting a number of promising AI solutions. As well as allowing us to evaluate different solutions, running these pilots gives us an opportunity to learn more about how to develop and deploy AI effectively. In this blog series – Chatbot Pilots: Learning Together – we […]

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Using VR and AI to Improve Student Employability

Can VR and AI improve students’ soft skills and improve their chances of employability? Bodyswaps is an award-winning training platform that uses virtual reality and artificial intelligence to empower users to develop their soft skills through empathy and self-reflection. They offer immersive simulations on communication, teamwork, and job interview skills. Sandwell College has done a […]