Aimhigher West Midlands
Aimhigher West Midlands
This inspirational event is led by a teenage entrepreneur who will provide an introduction into artificial intelligence for Y9/Y10 pupils. The day is split into 3 sections, looking at what AI really is, how it works and how it will play a key part in our futures. at Aimhigher West Midlands

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Code Your Future

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Event Summary:

This inspirational event is led by a teenage entrepreneur who will provide an introduction into artificial intelligence for Y9/Y10 pupils. The day is split into 3 sections, looking at what AI really is, how it works and how it will play a key part in our futures.

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Full Event Details:

In this event, pupils will first gain an understanding of HE pathways, followed by an introductory speech from our host from the day, Kari Lawler – a teenage entrepreneur from Birmingham who has set up her own AI consultancy business. She will deliver much of the day, aside from when pupils have the experience to understand university life from current students on their campus tour. Workshops from the day are as follows:

Workshop One:
Firstly, we will give the students a brief look at the history of AI, starting with the birth of the term AI at the 1956 Dartmouth conference. This displays how AI has evolved throughout its brief history so far and most importantly gives context and background to the type and capabilities of current machine learning.

Workshop Two:
Then moving on to a discussion about current machine learning, starting with a talk on big data and current examples of AI projects and then demos of what is currently achievable. Finally, students will create their own basic machine learning project, displaying the key principles in machine learning.

Workshop Three:
This workshop includes a brief discussion about what the future of AI as a whole may look like and how it may affect young people. As well as offering careers advice, for a world that includes AI. With additional information for those interested in taking up data science, with what qualifications current employers seek when recruiting in this field.

Year Group(s):
9, 10

Gatsby Benchmarks:
2, 4, 7

Learning Objectives (Linked to the Aimhigher Plus Progression Framework Learning Outcomes):

- Feel motivated and confident to succeed in school (As 3.1)
- Recognise and understand the full range of options available in Key Stage 4 and / or post 16 and HE (Aw 3.1)
- Recognise the importance of succeeding at school (At 3.1)
- Recognise that GCSE and post 16 qualifications are required to access HE (At 3.2)
- Recognise that HE is complex and competitive, offering learners great choice and requiring active and informed decision-making (Ap 3.1)
- Have an awareness of the learning environment in HE and student life (Ac 3.1)
- Feel motivated and confident to progress to post 16 option (As 4.1)
- Understand the necessity of HE for progression to certain careers (Aw 4.2)
- Understand the finance support available whist attending HE (Aw 4.3)
- Recognition of the opportunities that may arise from attending HE (Ac 4.2)
- Recognise the skills and qualifications required for chosen HE pathway (Aw 5.1)
- Identify the potential career options following participation in HE (Aw 5.3)
http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Progression-Framework.pdf

Places Available:
25 (at least 50% of learners must be Aimhigher Plus)

Our cancellation policy applies. Visit this website below for more information: http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/aimhigher-plus/events-and-activities/

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)

Duration:

Full Day

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at our institution on the following date(s):
9th June 2021
7th July 2021

Minimum number of students:

1

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