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CiCi the careers chabot features in a new International Labour Organisation (ILO) Digital Inventory of Career Guidance Tools

In this article in FE News Deirdre highlights the Digital Inventory of Career Guidance Tools in which CiCi the chatbot comes highly recommended. This brand new inventory of digital career guidance tools was first conceived by the ILO to showcase European and international examples of tools aimed at supporting the career development processes youth and adults. It…
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AI for Higher Education: A student Journey Market Map

AI is on the rise! – This article touches upon some of the uses AI currently assists within higher education. 22 February 2022 By Mary Curnock Cook and Nic Newman Mary Curnock Cook, Network Chair, and Nic Newman, Partner, at edtech venture fund Emerge Education take a tour of AI tools currently available for universities, providing a…
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CareerChat enters new R&D partnership with Exeter University Impact Lab

Development of updated artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language programming (NLP) model, with customised application programming interfaces taking forward ‘CiCi’ the 24:7 powerhouse that supports your career. CareerChat Ltd, the lead developer of CiCi the innovative careers chabot, powered by AI and machine learning, is pleased to announce a successful research and development (R&D) grant…
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The Leaps and Bounds of CiCi – Thanks to our new software developer Andy Coates

We would like to introduce a new member to our CiCi team – Andy Coates, Software Developer and Programmer. Following Andy’s introduction to the project, the progress we have made in recent months has been incredible. Thus, we would like to dedicate this post to Andy as an official welcome to the team. Andy is…
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The rise of AI could be a great British story. But lets do it the right way.

Stephanie Hare – Sun 13 Feb 2022 08.00 GMT Guardian An interesting article here from Dr. Stephanie Hare via the Guardian. Stephanie talks about exciting economical and industrial developments for the UK and how these could be beneficial to the labour market if developed ethically. This exciting industrial advance will bring new jobs – especially…
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The BOT working on careers information, advice and guidance with human experts

In the October issue of Careers Matters , the Careers Development Institiute (CDI) monthly magazine for the Career Develpment Sector, an article has been published, written by Deirdre Hughes. The article highlights progress made in the development of chatbots and in particular a bot developed specifically for careers. As the title above suggests this chatbot ‘CiCi’ is…
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Artificial Intelligence and Education: Protecting the Heritage of Humanity

In this article in FE News written by Dan Shefet, Lawyer at the Paris Court of Appeal (France) and Anantha Duraiappah, Director, UNESCO MGIEP, and Anantha Duraiappah, Director UNESCO MGIEP, the authors raise concerns about data protection and privacy. As students get enrolled on online platforms, the data generated about themselves of their learning is…
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How AI and chatbots can deliver personalised career planning

Caroline Tolond head of careers and employability at Arden University has written an article for Times Higher Education explaining how AI and Chatbots can be used yo deliver personalised career planning. In her article she comments “A major challenge facing university careers services has always been how to deliver a service to all students without…
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From A-levels to pensions, algorithms make easy targets – but they aren’t to blame

Jonathan Everett; Guardian Tue 17 Aug 2021 09.00 BST Poor policy outcomes are not the responsibility of ‘mutant maths’, but of choices made by people in power ‘The government’s occasionally misleading use of modelling – such as when it mispresented Covid projections while making the case for a second lockdown in October last year –…
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Let’s learn about artificial intelligence

Artificially intelligent devices perform tasks that would usually require a human brain Maria Temming has written an artical for Science News for Students about the subject of Artificial Intelligence and problem solving by devices or machines that typically requires huma brain power. “Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all around us. Phone navigation apps and self-driving cars use…
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Advocates of Artificial Intelligence as Behaviourists

Paul Austin Murphy has written a paper “Advocates of Artificial Intelligence as Behaviourists” in which he discusses behaviourism in AI and the theory that “if a computer (or robot) behaved as if it had intelligence (or had a mind), then, by definition, it must actually be intelligent (or have a mind).” Computers cab perform simple…
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English schools turn to AI to help students catch up after Covid

Platforms that assess pupils and guide teachers on how to improve lesson plans are becoming mainstream, according to Madhumita Murgia in London AUGUST 14 2021 SOURCE: Financial Times (FT) Keywords – Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Schools; Covid; Students An unusual teaching assistant is waiting for the students of St John’s primary school, in Wigan, north-west…
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