Changing Expectations

Saba Customers Transform Employee Development Experience

Christian FoergBracknell (UK), January 2018 - Saba, a leading provider of people-centric talent management solutions, has announced continued customer success and partner momentum across the EMEA region. Employers throughout the EMEA region are facing skills shortages and lower employee engagement and retention, and are searching for new ways to balance the changing expectations of employees and company business needs.  


FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance

Five Predictions for Global Learning and Development in 2018

London (UK), January 2018 - This year, the five annual predictions for the global learning and development sector from Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance follow the general view that technology – in the forms of machine leaning, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality (AR) – will be a dominant force.


Litmos Heroes

Microlearning Collection to Diversify Video Learning Library

London (UK), January 2018 - Litmos Heroes, a global learning content provider, recently announced the launch of a new microlearning course collection titled “60 Second Skills”. Focused on short bursts of training to provide just in time training methods for employees, this new collection includes courses on Leadership, Mentoring, Personal Branding, and more.


In Good Company

Leadership Development TV Series Goes Online

Warwick (UK), January 2018 - In Good Company, a unique leadership development TV series developed by The Engagement Coach, is available online. Taking Managers off the front line is disruptive, expensive, and it doesn't always work. While eLearning platforms are improving, many are using old and un-engaging techniques that don't take into account how we think and learn. Armed with insights, expertise, and creativity, The Engagement Coach set about building a ground-breaking leadership development programme.


Workplace Learning Solutions

Sponge UK Opens New Nottingham office

Louise PasterfieldPlymouth (UK), January 2018 - Sponge UK, one of Britain’s fastest-growing digital learning companies, has opened a new office in Nottingham after another successful year. The award-winning business, which creates innovative workplace learning solutions for global organisations, officially opened its new office at Merchants Court, Castle Gate, Nottingham, in December 2017. 



AI Causes New Challenges for Research Ethics at Universities

Paris (F), January 2018 - The acceleration of knowledge and the emergence of new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) have provoked new ethical questions, requiring universities to approach research ethics differently, says Professor Sylvie Pommier, Director of Doctoral Research at Université Paris-Saclay.


Student Pathways Program

ELS Partners with California Lutheran University

Princeton, NJ (USA), January 2018 - In December 2017, California Lutheran University (Thousand Oaks, CA) and ELS Educational Services, Inc. (Princeton, NJ) signed a new agreement to develop a graduate pathways program aiming to enhance the University’s international student educational experience and extend its global reach.


Growth Engineering

Guidebook Reveals the Secret to Successful Training Evaluation

GuidebookWindsor (UK), January 2018 - Learner engagement experts Growth Engineering have released a brand new guidebook titled "How to Win Your Training Budget: The Complete Guide to Training Evaluation". The guidebook is a comprehensive handbook to training evaluation. It includes everything readers need in order to assess return on investment (ROI) and secure a strong training budget.


True to Life

Simulation-Based Training by Virtual College and Day One

Ilkley (UK), January 2018 – Online learning specialists Virtual College and Day One are working in collaboration to provide simulation training that delivers a true-to-life, immersive learning experience. The simulated systems are designed to closely mirror the look, feel, and functionality of any programme, so learners can practice their roles via online learning resources that are absolutely true to life.



Best Screen Capture Software

Dubai (UAE), January 2018 - Whether for a presentation, writing a cloud storage review, or saving someone’s daft social media post for posterity, the ability to make an image of your screen comes in handy. While computers have a built-in screenshot function, dedicated screen capture software advances this capability considerably.


Call for Papers

EDULEARN in Palma de Mallorca 02-04 July 2018

Palma de MallorcaPalma de Mallorca (E), January 2018 - EDULEARN18, the tenth annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, will be held in Palma de Mallorca,  Spain, 02-04 July 2018. EDULEARN is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. 


Submission Open

International eLearning Awards - Business Division

New York, NY (USA), January 2018 - Submissions for the 2018 International eLearning Awards - Business Division, presented by the International eLearning Association (IELA), are now open! The deadline for submissions is 15 March. IELA is currently only accepting entries in the Business division. Submissions for the Academic categories will be accepted beginning in March 2018, with a deadline of 10 June. 


Learning Technologies 2018

Exhibition Seminars Programme Announced

London (UK), January 2018 - Learning Technologies has published its exhibition seminars programme, containing 150 seminars across 10 exhibition hall theatres, covering every important aspect of organisational learning and learning technology. Learning Technologies 2018 will take place at Olympia London, 31 January-01 February.