Best-Practice Methods

New ILX Training Courses to Boost Change Management

Russell KenrickLondon (UK), May 2016 – ILX, a global best-practice learning company, has announced a range of new courses for individuals and organisations looking to boost their change-management and project-management skills. The ILX courses include APMG-International Change Management TM Foundation, APMG-International Change Management TM Foundation & Practitioner, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, and Project Management Professional (PMP)®.

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The Training Foundation

"MACRO" Model to Address Learning-Transfer Problem

London (UK), May 2016 - Following extensive research into the problem of failed learning transfer, The Training Foundation has developed the unique "MACRO" model, which gives L&D managers and business "line" managers practical tools, techniques, and templates to solve this age-old problem. They have also developed a programme called "Assessing Learning Transfer" for L&D professionals who have first grasped the MACRO model concept.

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For Refugees

Kiron Open Higher Education Uses tt knowledge force

Heidelberg (GER), May 2016 - Refugees have a hard time getting access to higher education. They have to wait for their right of residence to be determined, and their documents often go missing during flight. Berlin’s Kiron Open Higher Education wants to provide a remedy to this situation and is enabling displaced people from around the world to pursue a course of study right through to a recognized degree qualification - free of cost. Participants complete online foundation courses over two years while learning German. 

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Partner Yatharthriti

Totara Learning Grows Presence in India

London (UK), May 2016 - Totara Learning is delighted to welcome Indian-based LMS experts Yatharthriti to the global Totara Partner network. The team behind Yatharthriti has over 45 combined years of experience in developing learning-management systems for corporate organisations, NGOs, government departments, and more. They have delivered over 230 successful LMS projects to date and are specialists in strategy, prototyping, user-centered design, production deployment, and security-assessment services.

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ComplianceServe

ComplianceServe Launched as Regulation Grip Tightens

London (UK), May 2016 - Unicorn has underlined its commitment to helping firms bring about genuine cultural and behavioural change and more effectively meet their regulatory obligations after launching a new version of its industry-leading compliance training solution.

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User-Generated Content

JZero Solutions Announces the Latest Release of JLMS Cloud

London (UK), May 2016 - The latest version of the JLMS Cloud platform introduces social learning, gamification, and much more. The updates and improvements to the JLMS Cloud Learning Management System are now live. These updates are automatically available for all clients using the platform, so they can immediately get the benefit of the new functionality.

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Education Trends in Europe

New ETUCE Survey Reports Ring an Alarm Bell

Brussels (BE), May 2016 - The ETUCE has published two new survey reports, available on the ETUCE website, on the "State of Funding in Education, Teachers’ working conditions and Trade union actions, Social dialogue and Collective bargaining". One deals with Central and Eastern European countries and the other with Western European lands. The two reports are a comprehensive "state of play" that combines the outcomes of eight years of economic crisis and fiscal consolidation measures on public finance of education systems, teachers’ working conditions, the role of teacher unions, and the major trends in social dialogue and collective bargaining.

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Successful Security

New Cyber-Awareness Learning Launch

RESILIA-desctopLondon (UK), May 2016 - Unicorn and AXELOS RESILIA are working together to improve workforce behaviours through innovative cyber-awareness learning. AXELOS has launched a comprehensive new suite of cyber-awareness learning, in partnership with Unicorn Training, to meet the challenging demands all organisations face in managing their vulnerabilities to growing cyber risks.

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Higher Education

Annual Innovative Learning Spaces

PraguePrague (CZ), May 2016 – The annual Innovative Learning Spaces summit in Prague, taking place 22-23 September 2016, will delve into the challenges that higher-education institutions are facing. The summit will provide an excellent platform for deeper understanding of the link between pedagogical practices and learning-space designs. 

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Study Programs

"Education and Learning in XXI Century"

St. Petersburg (RU), May 2016 – The National Open Institute in St. Petersburg and the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia (Herzen University), The Faculty of Philosophy of the Human Being, have organized an international conference entitled "Education and Learning in XXI Century". The event takes place 26-28 May 2016 in St. Petersburg, and all interested individuals are invited.

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Challenge

Fourth Edition of HackForGood Celebrated in Spain

Barcelona (E), May 2016 - HackForGood is an event structured around challenges or social innovation projects called "Retos" (challenges). Any individual or association that detects a social problem that can be solved by the use of technology can propose a challenge and will receive the necessary help to find a group of hackers to work on the initiative during the Hackathon.

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