WiT Award 2018

Raiffeisen Switzerland’s Blended Learning Concept Wins

Heidelberg (GER), April 2018 - Raiffeisen, the third largest banking group in Switzerland, was awarded the important WiT ("WiT- "Knowledge in Transfer") Award last week for their change management approach in the context of implementing a new core banking system.

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Collaboration

New French Push for AI Research

Paris (F), April 2018 - École Polytechnique and Google France announce the creation of an International Academic and Research Chair in the field of artificial intelligence. The Artificial Intelligence and Visual Computing Chair is part of President Emmanuel Macron's plan to make France a global leader in AI research.

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Digital Learning

John Henry Group Selects Agylia LMS and Apps

Bristol (UK), April 2018 - Agylia is pleased to announce that leading independent integrated services infrastructure provider John Henry Group has selected the Agylia Learning Management Systems (LMS) and mobile learning apps to transform the communications, skills, and safety training it provides its employees.

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New White Paper

Demystifying the Modern Learner

London (UK), April 2018 - Demystifying the Modern Learner is the first in a series of white papers, webinars, and supporting material that Learnlight has produced to help shed more light on subject of the modern learner. These insights are designed to assist HR, talent, and learning professionals in harnessing the latest in learning technologies and instructional design to one clear end: how to design persuasive content that enhances learner engagement.

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Unique Challenges

Digital Learning Strategies for Rural America

Castle Rock, CO (USA), April 2018 - A new FBOL report profiles policies and programs in fifteen states and offers insight into what's working. A quarter of all U.S. primary and secondary students live and are educated in rural areas of the country. Remote districts can face challenges to the delivery and receipt of a world-class education, but new research from the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning (FBOL) and the Evergreen Education Group highlights how digital learning programs are addressing these obstacles.

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Innovations in AI

Speexx selected for Microsoft ScaleUp Program

Munich (GER), April 2018 - Online language skills training and testing company Speexx has announced that it has been selected by Microsoft for its prestigious ScaleUp program. This program is designed to accelerate go-to-market and tech development of ten top-growth stage software companies through direct engagement with Microsoft resources and personnel. The program will combine Microsoft enterprise solutions and Speexx’s leading corporate online training, testing, and performance support service.

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Virtual Learning

Digital Education Solutions for Healthcare Professionals

Nick SpielkampSaarbruecken (GER), April 2018 - In this interview, Nick Spielkamp, digital learning expert at IMC, explores the special requirements that exist for digital learning solutions in the highly regulated medical and pharmaceutical sector and how virtual reality applications are finding their way into operating theatres.

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Participate in the Survey!

Take the State of Video in Education 2017 Survey

New York, NY (USA), April 2017 - Do you want to help shape the future of video in education? Kaltura is running the largest survey on the topic, and the organisers would like your opinion. The survey will only take 10-15 minutes to complete and will provide great insight on how institutions are using video in education for months to come. Plus, you could win a $100 Amazon gift card!

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Learning App

Unicorn returns to ATD with minds-i

London (UK), April 2018 - It's not every day you get to hear Barack Obama deliver a keynote speech. But that's not even the main reason Unicorn is excited to be taking minds-i and Unicorn LMS to San Diego for the ATD International Conference and Exposition, 06-09 May. The ATD International Conference and Exposition is the largest event for talent development professionals worldwide, and this is the third successive year that Unicorn is heading stateside to both inspire and be inspired.

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FS training and L&D

Unicorn Training Appoints New Senior Product Manager

Richard WhittingtonLondon (UK), April 2018 - Unicorn Training is delighted to welcome experienced financial services L&D professional Richard Whittington as the company's new Product Manager. Richard, who has worked in FS training and L&D for twenty years, joins Unicorn from Shawbrook Bank where, as Training and Development Manager, he led on creating a bank-wide training curriculum to support the IPO and achieve FTSE 250 status.

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HR in Housing

Virtual College to Advise on Effective Learning Programmes

Ilkley (UK), April 2018 - Award-winning online training provider Virtual College will be exhibiting at HR in Housing 2018, providing HR professionals with advice and guidance on the most effective learning programmes to facilitate change and aid cost savings.

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Midpoint for L&D

Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2018

Learning Technologies Summer ForumLondon (UK), April 2018 - The annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum is to take place at the London Olympia venue on 12 June 2018. The event provides L&D professionals with the opportunity to explore some of the most important themes in L&D today and comprises an exhibition of leading learning industry suppliers as well as the annual Learning Technologies Summer Forum Conference.

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Talentsoft Webinar

Getting Started with Corporate eLearning

Paris (F), April 2018 - Talentsoft invites you to the next live studio webinar about corporate eLearning, 19 April at 11 AM (CET). In this webinar, Karolien Nelis shares her approach, tips, and tricks for starting with corporate eLearning.

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'What's Next?'

Children's Media Conference in Sheffield

Sheffield (UK), April 2018 - The Children's Media Conference is the only gathering in the UK for everyone involved in developing, producing, and distributing content to kids - on all platforms. The conference will take place in Sheffield 03-05 July 2018. The conference theme for this year is "What's Next?"

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