Tag: technology

Is artificial intelligence the future for student results?

Is artificial intelligence the future for student results?

Earlier in the year, the TES reported that artificial intelligence could take over from humans in the marking of student exam papers – but how much do we actually trust a computer to mark a student’s work? At a conference, organised by the Westminster Education Forum and held to debate the future of England’s exam … Continue reading Is artificial intelligence the future for student results?

How artificial intelligence can help ease the burden of marking for teachers

How artificial intelligence can help ease the burden of marking for teachers

It has been reported by the Times Higher Education that Pearson, who are responsible for supporting BTEC qualifications, have developed an artificial intelligence tool which could mark and grade student essays. The artificial intelligence tool will be tested in US higher education system before coming to the UK. Pearson has developed this tool using IBM’s … Continue reading How artificial intelligence can help ease the burden of marking for teachers

The robots that help children to return to school

The robots that help children to return to school

The TES has recently reported about an East Midlands project which aims to give children, who are ill in hospital, the chance to go back to school. Currently over 72,000 children are missing out on their education due to a long-term illness. The project has been given £544,143 in funding by the Department for Education. AV1 … Continue reading The robots that help children to return to school

Are you getting value for money?

Are you getting value for money?

A member of the CASCAID team was speaking with one of our long-standing customers to ensure the best value is being received from our solutions and services. The customer in question subscribes to our standard Kudos package which amongst many features gives access to LMI, live apprenticeships information, post-16 courses available at local providers and … Continue reading Are you getting value for money?

Will robot teachers replace humans in the future?

Will robot teachers replace humans in the future?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing a bigger part in our lives. AI is in phones, cars, social media and helps us with our online shopping. And now it is making its way into education. What does this mean for the future of students and teachers? The TES have reported that, in a survey that was conducted … Continue reading Will robot teachers replace humans in the future?

Did you know ‘CASCAID’ is an acronym?

Did you know ‘CASCAID’ is an acronym?

After reading the following blog, we liked the style and thought it would be good to do a similar style for a CASCAID blog… An A-Z of Business Beasts - Explore our bestiary of business terms - from sharks and bear markets to narwhals and yak shaving Deciding that 26 points about CASCAID and/ or … Continue reading Did you know ‘CASCAID’ is an acronym?

Is artificial intelligence the future for student’s results?

Is artificial intelligence the future for student’s results?

The TES have recently reported that artificial intelligence will take over from humans in the marking of student’s exam papers – but how much do we actually trust a computer to mark a student’s work? At a recent conference, it was decided that, by 2025, all entries for students will be marked by artificial intelligence … Continue reading Is artificial intelligence the future for student’s results?

An exciting new degree of the future – Flying Car Engineering!

An exciting new degree of the future – Flying Car Engineering!

If you are looking for an unusual degree to start after your A levels and love technology – then a degree in Flying Car Engineering is for you! BBC News have reported that this online ‘nanodegree’ is a degree that you will earn in around 6 – 12 months, learning all the basic programming skills … Continue reading An exciting new degree of the future – Flying Car Engineering!

Estyn’s report on pupil progress

Estyn’s report on pupil progress

Estyn, the education and training inspectorate for Wales, has released its annual report, showing that there is a lack in skills in maths, languages and digital technology. The report also shows that 50% of secondary schools and 70% of primary schools have been judged as good to excellent this academic year. Digital skills The education … Continue reading Estyn’s report on pupil progress

An exciting career – Game Master!

An exciting career – Game Master!

Here at CASCAID, we always aim to provide our users with the very latest careers information. This includes providing details about exciting careers. A career as a Game Master is one exciting career. But what is it all about? Game Masters are involved in the planning of gaming events. You talk to a variety of customers and gamers … Continue reading An exciting career – Game Master!