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Insights from the Microsoft 365 Copilot ‘Prompt-a-thon’ Roundtable

I recently attended the Microsoft 365 Copilot ‘Prompt-a-thon’ roundtable, an event that provided insight into the potential of Copilot 365 within the public sector at their office in London. A few of us on the team have licenses for Copilot 365 and have been giving it a go in our day-to-day work (read Michael’s thoughts […]

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Product Pilots

TeacherMatic Pilot – An Overview of Generating Resources Using Generative AI in Further Education

About Jisc’s Artificial Intelligence Program of Pilots Jisc’s Artificial Intelligence team provides resources and guidance to facilitate the ethical and effective adoption of AI across the sector. A key area of the team’s work is running pilots of promising AI tools and products with Jisc members. These pilots provide members with the opportunity to gain […]

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Advice and Guidance

AI Literacy Webinar Series for Inset Training Weeks in June

With the ever-changing world of AI, it is difficult to keep up and stay on top of the changes. To help, we have put together a series of 5 webinars to explore Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) in education. We understand that the last few weeks of the term can offer a bit of breathing space […]

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Advice and Guidance Examples of AI in education

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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Regulating the Future: AI and Governance

In the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI), the need for effective regulation has become more crucial than ever. As AI technologies continue to advance at an unprecedented pace, the ethical and societal implications of their deployment demand careful consideration and oversight. AI is revolutionising industries and reshaping the way we live and work, […]

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Examples of AI in education

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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RAG: Can we stop LLMs making things up?

When ChatGPT was first released, there was (and perhaps still is) some confusion with what it was doing. We mostly got used to the fact that it was, in effect, a text prediction tool, albeit one trained on vast amounts of data, with often quite amazing abilities.  This meant that it was prone to making […]

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Advice and Guidance

Artificial Intelligence drop-in clinic

To complement our AI Literacy sessions, we are running a series of monthly practical drop-in clinics. The idea is that you can simply drop in and ask questions about how to use AI tools and anything about the AI literacy training and future training needs. We will be running the drop-in clinics each month. The […]

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Examples of AI in education

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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Resources

AI Literacy Webinar Series: How to Access the Recordings and Presentations

We hope you have been able to join our newly developed series of five AI literacy webinars. These sessions are designed to cover crucial topics such as understanding generative AI, its practical applications, AI safety, accessibility, the use of AI tools in daily life, and getting creative with AI. Upcoming Webinars: May: AI for Accessibility […]