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Just how ‘intelligent’ is artificial intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence, Blog / August 20, 2019

With this blog, we are kicking off a short series of articles on AI in education to explore what the concepts of intelligence and learning mean in the context of AI. When thinking of artificial intelligence (AI), it is often too easy to think of dystopian films where intelligent robots have taken over the human …

By Dorothy

Co-founder of ethical AI institute calls for “global standard” in technology development

Artificial Intelligence, Education Sector, Ethics / June 21, 2019

The Institute for Ethical AI in Education should lead the world on a uniform global standard that would oversee the development of the technology, one of its founders has said. Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of Buckingham University, and co-founder of the IEAIED with Professor Rose Luckin, the director of UCL EDUCATE and Priya Lakhani, the …

By Dorothy

Tassomai to launch personalised research-led intervention videos for students with knowledge gaps in science

Artificial Intelligence, Business Sector, Education Sector / May 16, 2019

One of UCL EDUCATE’s most successful companies has launched a revolutionary learning intervention, after research showed it helped students fill in the gaps in their science knowledge. Tassomai, which uses quiz-based online learning, is to offer short video clips to students who lack knowledge in specific science concepts. Its algorithm will work out where the …

By Dorothy

Professor Rose Luckin delivers Gresham College Lecture on AI and learning

Artificial Intelligence, Education Sector / April 10, 2019

Heads, teachers and education policy-makers need to be less risk-averse and more willing to embrace the potential of technology, if they are to help learners develop a skills-set for the 21st century, Professor Rose Luckin, the director of UCL EDUCATE, said. Delivering the Gresham College Lecture on AI and Education: The Reality and the Potential, …

By Dorothy

EDUCATE for Schools programme unveiled at the Bett Show

Artificial Intelligence, Education Sector, Ethics / January 25, 2019

The EDUCATE programme has unveiled its EDUCATE for Schools resource, during a keynote session at the Bett Show 2019. A packed Bett Arena heard from Professor Rose Luckin, EDUCATE’s director and Gary Kynaston, the headteacher of Hammersmith Academy, in west London, who has worked with the programme’s researchers on piloting the scheme. EDUCATE for Schools …

By Dorothy

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 …

By Ceri Sunu

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, …

By Ceri Sunu

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 …

By Ceri Sunu

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 …

By Ceri Sunu

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