The Prime Minister said artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to provide “personalized learning” for children at school.
Rishi Sunak speak education is one of the public services he is most excited about artificial intelligenceits transformative potential, plus it can “reduce teachers’ workloads” by assisting with planning and grading.
He said the potential of technology in providing “personalized learning” is “very powerful”, comparing it to the impact of having a tutor.
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It comes as schools and universities grapple with how to manage the rapidly evolving AI, which is becoming increasingly powerful and accessible.
Last month, principals warned major language systems like OpenAI’s ChatGPT And Google’s Bard growing “too fast” and instructions on how classrooms should adapt can’t keep up.
These models are trained on huge amounts of data, so they can understand and respond to prompts. They produced everything from persuasive essays to speeches, and several schools and universities in other countries banned them.
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Mr. Sunak is keen to harness the potential of AI, saying it “could help achieve the goal of public service reform”.
He was speaking at London Technology Week on Monday morning, where he said it could also revolutionize healthcare.
He added: “We’ve seen the promise of what AI can do, whether it’s discovering new drugs, helping surgeons be more precise and faster, or detecting cancer earlier. more than in other ways”.
Mr. Sunak said the technology would be useful across the entire economy, with “essentially every job co-driven by AI”.
The Prime Minister wants the UK to become a global hub for AI development and regulation.
In the past month, he has meet the bosses of tech giants including OpenAI and Google’s parent company, Alphabetto discuss the sudden explosion of AI adoption throughout the economy.
The government then announced Britain would host a global summit in the autumn to debate regulatory “protective measures” that would mitigate future risks from the technology, which Mr Sunak compared. compare with COP Climate Summit.
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Ahead of London Tech Week, Sky News revealed Mr Sunak was arranging for a tech entrepreneur to co-found music business Songkick to led a £100m task force dubbed the Platform Modeling Task Force (FMT).
The FMT is being established to accelerate the UK adoption of secure AI models.
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