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The National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education – November Newsletter

Update on the Centre’s work  Expanding the team. The National Centre for AI has recruited an AI Technologist, who will join our Director of Technology and Analytics’ team in the new year.  Kicking off the chatbot pilot. We have selected four pilot institutions and will be kicking off the chatbot pilot next month. As a reminder, the […]

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AI in Education: Here and Now

How artificial intelligence is supporting the student admissions process

In this installment of the AI in Education: here and now series, we speak to Anthony Manny, Business Analytics Lead at The Universities and Admissions Centre (UAC), Australia, to find out how they are using AI to support and enhance the university admissions process.  Could you tell us a bit about UAC? The Universities Admissions […]

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The National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education: October newsletter

Update on the Centre’s work  Expanding the team. This month, the National Centre for AI welcomed Zahara Ward to the team as our Project Manager. The Centre is also currently recruiting for the position of AI Technologist.  Understanding the sector’s problems (and the solutions AI could pose). The Centre is currently designing a series of consultations with colleges and universities […]

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The National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education: September newsletter

Update on the Centre’s work     Establishing the Early Adopters Group. The Centre has established an Early Adopters Group, following an open call for members to join up. The Early Adopters Group will advise the Centre on key aspects of its work and provide focus to the Centre’s strategies. We look forward to working closely with […]

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AI in Education: Here and Now

How digital assistants are promoting enhanced accessibility at the Open University

The Open University uses Taylor, an AI-based digital assistant, to improve the student experience for disabled learners. In this instalment of the Here and Now series, the National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education speaks with Dr Tim Coughlan, Senior Lecturer in Education Technology at the Open University, to explore the benefits and practicalities of […]

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Understanding AI in Education

How AI adds value for education institutions and for learners

The National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education aims to help colleges and universities unlock the potential of AI in education. An important first step along this journey is to pin down AI’s potential by identifying how this innovation can add value to the sector. As a starting point, the Centre has developed the following diagram, which is designed to inform and structure people’s thinking around […]