The prestigious House of Lords in London recently hosted the AI Advancement Forum, where the University of Surrey’s Vice President (Global), Patrick Degg, made a profound statement: ‘AI can, and inescapably will, change the educational landscape.’ This event marked a significant exploration of the intersection of education and AI, highlighted by the debut of, an advanced EdTech solution.’s CEO, Joey Lin, announced, “Last December, students got ChatGPT; this December, teachers get”.

Lin compared the advent of generative AI in education to the transformative change from horse-drawn carriages to automobiles, noting that various universities are now trialling their technology.

Max Lu, Surrey’s President and Vice Chancellor, emphasised 2023 as a pivotal year for AI in education, specifically in the context of assessment and learning enhancements, as exemplified by The forum gathered an impressive array of speakers and attendees, including prominent academics and embassy representatives from around the globe.

Joey Lin introduced, an AI-driven tool revolutionising educational assessments, promising near-human accuracy and efficiency. Professor Yu Xiong, Surrey’s Associate Vice President and KEATH’s Managing Director, highlighted KEATH’s role as a digital assistant in education.

Jon Howard from the BBC envisaged the future of education, focusing on adaptive learning technologies and the importance of automatic grading.

Dr. Trevor Lee, a respected UK education advisor, praised for its potential to significantly reduce teachers’ workload without compromising quality.

Lord Taylor of Warwick addressed the AI era’s challenges and opportunities, advocating for equitable AI access in education.

Katie Normington, Vice-Chancellor of De Montfort University, and Michael Luck, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Sussex, discussed the necessity of adapting to AI advancements in education and the need for responsible management.

The AI Advancement Forum concluded with being recognised as a transformative force in education.

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