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Wizenoze gains partnership with Pearson

Alumni News, Artificial Intelligence / November 1, 2018

EDUCATE member, Wizenoze, has signed a new partnership with Pearson UK, during the same week as it showcased its AI technology to the King and Queen of The Netherlands during their State Visit to the UK. Wizenoze, a specialist AI company, was chosen by the Global Entrepreneurs Programme at the Department of International Trade, and …

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Society is “sleepwalking into a human disaster” of uncontrolled and unaccountable AI technology development, the founders of Institute for Ethical AI in Education warn

Artificial Intelligence / October 18, 2018

Governments and the giant tech companies are not paying enough attention to the potential dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) in education, leading to a potential global disaster for humanity,  it has been claimed. Guests attending the launch of the new Institute for Ethical AI in Education (IEAIED), which took place at Speaker’s House, in London, …

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Professor Rose Luckin co-founds the UK’s first Institute for Ethical AI in Education

Artificial Intelligence, Education Sector, Ethics / October 18, 2018

A new Institute for Ethical AI in Education (IEAIED) is launched today (October 18) at Speakers’ House, in London, to tackle the potential threats to young people of the rapid growth of new technology. It is being led by Professor Rose Luckin, director of EDUCATE, Sir Anthony Seldon, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham …

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UK EDUCATION SYSTEM IS NOT PREPARING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR THE WORKPLACE, PROFESSOR ROSE LUCKIN TELLS INQUIRY

Artificial Intelligence / October 17, 2018

Children and young people are not being adequately prepared for the world of work, because of a lack of creativity, entrepreneurship and innovative teaching in the curriculum, MPs have heard. Professor Rose Luckin, director of the EDUCATE programme and professor of learner centred design at UCL Knowledge Lab, told the Commons Education Select Committee that …

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MyTutor Commended by Think Tank Reform

/ August 23, 2018

With the vision to transform the way people connect with the best tutors, MyTutor was founded in 2013. Today, they are the leading online tutoring provider used by over 10,000 students across the UK and beyond. MyTutor were part of the first cohort of participants on the EDUCATE programme. The work of EDUCATE participants, My Tutor, has been commended …

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EDUCATE welcomes Cohort 6 participants to the programme

/ August 20, 2018

EDUCATE today (August 20) welcomes 36 entrepreneurs, start-ups and SME on to its unique EdTech programme. The new entrants are the sixth cohort of innovators to be admitted since the EDUCATE programme was launched in Spring, 2017. The 36 members of the cohort offer a wide range of educational products and services, ranging from monitoring …

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EDUCATE Director, Professor Rose Luckin, discusses AI and effects on learning and testing, in World Economic Forum article

/ August 13, 2018

Professor Rose Luckin discusses how AI can help redefine how pupils learn, and what intelligences they will need to succeed and thrive in the workplace of the future, in this article on the website of the World Economic Forum, the international organisation for public-private cooperation. She explains how educators, and society in general, must radically …

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Professor Rose Luckin, EDUCATE Director, welcomes Education Secretary, Damian Hinds’ plans for an ‘EdTech revolution’

/ August 7, 2018

Professor Rose Luckin, the director of EDUCATE, has welcomed an announcement today by Damian Hinds, the Education Secretary, calling for an ‘EdTech revolution’ in UK schools. The Secretary of State set out his vision for the use of technology in education and called on the sector to meet five key challenges that would improve teaching …

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