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AI Map

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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Monthly Newsletter

national centre for AI in tertiary education – Summer Newsletter

Update on the centre’s work  The team at the national centre for AI in tertiary education have had an exciting summer. In June we published our latest report, Artificial intelligence (AI) in tertiary education. The report is a primer on what AI can do, and on what the future holds.     Later that month […]

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Understanding AI in Education

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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national centre for AI in tertiary education – April newsletter

Update on the centre’s work    Bodyswaps Roadshow.  This month, we launched our third pilot: the Bodyswaps Roadshow. As part of the Roadshow, students from five institutions will use Bodyswaps to develop the skills they need to be effective in job interviews.  Through the pilot, we aim to explore how AI and VR can be […]

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Chatbot Pilot: Learning Together

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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national centre for AI in tertiary education – March newsletter

Update on the centre’s work     New Pilot Launched. We have teamed up with Graide to deliver our second pilot. Through this pilot, we aim to understand the benefits of using AI for assessment and feedback. In particular, we’ll explore whether AI can be used to reduce teacher workload, whilst improving the quality, quantity, consistency and […]

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national centre for AI in tertiary education – February newsletter

Update on the centre’s work    Chatbot Pilots. This month, we have been working closely with the four pilot colleges to develop high quality question-and-answer sets. From next month, we will start sharing insights so that the wider community can start to learn from these pilots.     Thought Leadership. We recently published the fourth […]

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AI in Education: Here and Now

Exploring innovations in assessment

Introducing AI into the assessment process could bring about numerous advantages. In the sphere of formative assessment, using AI to partially automate the process of marking and giving feedback could make educators’ workloads more manageable. Meanwhile for high-stakes assessment, AI could provide an alternative to summative examinations, which, it has been argued, are not always […]

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The national centre for AI in tertiary education  – January Newsletter 

Update’s on the centre’s work  Chatbot Pilot. The national centre has now kicked off its chatbot pilot, and we are delighted to be working with Blackpool and the Fylde, Sandwell and Yeovil Colleges as part of this project. The launch of the pilot got some press attention, which we are pleased to share with you:  […]

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AI in Education: Here and Now

How Petroc College is harnessing artificial intelligence

For this instalment of the AI in Education: Here and Now series, we hear from Petroc College on how they are harnessing artificial intelligence to improve outcomes for students   Petroc College’s leap into using AI in education began in 2019 when a Digital Leaders programme brought a focus and confidence to the College’s embrace […]