The HR Booth

Digital Academies Address the Challenges of the Modern Work

Wendy EdieDunfermline (SCT), August 2022 - Digital academies - an initiative from the leading digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions - are helping organisations stay ahead of their competition by developing their most valuable asset: their workforce.

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VR Learning Space

Learning in Metaverse - bridgeVR.io Launches

San Francisco, CA (USA), August 2022 - bridgeVR.io addresses the shortage of affordable, immersive and interactive technical learning currently available to automotive EV Technicians. Plus, from Q4 2022, it will also offer learning opportunities to Service Advisors and Sales Consultants.

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Youth Group

Sponge on Track to Become Youth Verified®

Bristol (UK), August 2022 - Award-winning digital learning provider Sponge has partnered with Youth Group, one of the UK's largest communities of young people, to begin the process of becoming a Youth Verified® organisation.

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Twenty-Plus Years’ Experience

Docebo Appoints Ryan Brock CMO

Ryan BrockToronto (CA), August 2022 - Docebo Inc., a leading artificial intelligence (AI)-powered learning suite provider, has announced that Ryan Brock has joined the Company as its Chief Marketing Officer. Brock brings over two decades of experience developing and implementing high-impact growth strategies and programs for technology and SaaS companies. In addition, he will prioritize scaling global demand, raising awareness of the Company's brand and products, and further establishing Docebo as the go-to thought leader in the eLearning industry.

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Ispring

Three eLearning Use Cases in the Academic Sector

Alexandria, VA (USA), August 2022 - More and more schools, colleges, and universities are adopting eLearning practices and including them in their curriculum and staff training programs. This article explains how online learning can be leveraged in education and covers actual stories of educational institutions that use eLearning technologies. Continue reading to see the results they achieved.

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Labour Market

How Educated You Are Affects How Long You Work

Cologne (GER), August 2022 - According to new research by the University of Cologne, educational inequality plays a key role in determining how long you work. The study, conducted by Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology researchers Jana Mäcken and Lea Ellwardt, analysed the differences in voluntary and involuntary labour market exit between lower and higher educated workers in 15 European countries.

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Study Results

Research Reveals Most Googled Employee Training Questions

Bradley Burgoyne, head of talent at DigitsMarlow (UK), August 2022 - New research suggests that it's not just employees who turn to Google when they want to find out more about training at work: their bosses are probably doing it, too. LMS provider Digits analysed thousands of Google search queries to find out more about the types of questions that people asked and the topics they were most curious about in regard to workplace training and development in the UK over the past twelve months.

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Essential Data Points

Kineo Demystify Learning Analytics

London (UK), August 2022 - Kineo has elucidated the key data points to collect for learning analytics, focused on mining insights from learner activity to make effective decisions.

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Senior Executive Team

Patrick Jocelyn Appointed CEO at Omniplex Learning

Patrick JocelynBirmingham (UK), July 2022 - eLearning solutions provider Omniplex Learning have announced the appointment of Patrick Jocelyn as CEO. Jocelyn, who is stepping up from his role as Chief Revenue Officer, will take over from current CEO and Omniplex Learning founder, Matthew Lloyd, in July.

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Hybrid Pedagogy

The VACCINE Project

Neumarkt an der Ybbs (GER), August 2022 - The VACCINE project is a joint initiative of four EU partners addressing the important issue of online learning during a pandemic or similar major societal shock that changes teaching from traditional methods.

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OEBcast Series

"The Rapidly Evolving Landscape of Corporate Learning"

Berlin (GER), August 2022 - On 25 August at 10:00 CEST, Dr Essam Elhalhuli from Coursera will discuss the lasting impact of the pandemic, a shifting workforce demography, and the adoption of digital technology on modern business. He will shed light on the role online learning plays within the above discussion points and which strategy and solutions companies need to stay ahead of the competition.

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MetaWeek

Metaverse, Web 3.0 Disruption, and Blockchain

Dubai (UAE), August 2022 - The MetaWeek conference will take place 11-14 September 2022. Thousands of web 3.0 enthusiasts and thought leaders from all over the world will convene in Dubai to set the future trends of metaverse applications.

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LN Calls for Change

66% Struggle to Advance in the Learning Industry

London (UK), August 2022 - The Learning Network (LN) has announced the theme for its 2022 annual conference and invites learning and development professionals to bring real challenges for discussion and debate - and to drive change.

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Save the date!

eLearning Africa 2023 in Dakar

Dakar (SEN), August 2022 - The sixteenth edition of eLearning Africa will be held 24-26 May 2023 under the patronage of H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal. The event will take place in Dakar, the country’s booming capital, at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Centre - CICAD. Four government Ministries will support the conference: Basic Education, Higher Education, Further Education and Training, and Digital Economy.

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