Learning Technologies Digital Experience

What's Different about Digital Learning in 2021?

Cirencester (UK), February 2021 - Following a year of disruption and unprecedented demand for digital learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Digital Learning Realities research opens to uncover what's different as we begin 2021. Run in partnership by Fosway Group, a leading European HR-industry analyst, and Learning Technologies, one of Europe's leading learning workplace events, the survey aims to uncover what is really happening in digital learning today and provide practical insights into what is helping people learn - especially as the world remains in a moment of crisis.

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The Manton Foundation

VHS Learning Receives $1.4 Million Grant

Boston, MA (USA), February 2021 - VHS Learning has received a $1.4 million, three-year grant from The Manton Foundation. The funds will enable the nonprofit to better serve students and schools by updating its infrastructure, website, and course offerings. VHS Learning will also use the grant to provide supplemental curriculum and instruction services to schools in rural and high-needs areas.

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New Research

Business schools Are Looking to a New Era of Education Technology

London (UK), February 2021 - Business school leaders have shown that their institutions have been both pragmatic and agile in the face of 2020's disruption, according to The Association of MBAs and Business Graduates Association (AMBA & BGA) Education Technology Research, in association with Barco.

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Enterprise Learning Platform

Avon Partners with Fuse to Drive Sales with Active Learning

AVONLondon (UK), February 2021 - Direct-to-consumer beauty giant Avon has shared the benefits it has seen through increased adoption and frequency of visits to its learning platform powered by Fuse. Partnering with Fuse, an enterprise learning platform that ignites people performance, Avon has revolutionised its approach to learning and development over the past 18 months, creating an engaging learning culture for the company's beauty entrepreneurs.

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One Billion Voices

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE)

Johannesburg (ZAF), February 2021 - The One Billion Voices Campaign, led by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), was launched virtually on 25 January 2021. The launch featured a keynote address by GCE President Refat Sabbah; screening of the One Billion Voices Campaign film; regional panel discussions on the impact of COVID-19 on education; and regional plans to finance education.

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2021 Fosway 9-Grid™

Online Learning Booms in the Wake of COVID-19

Cirencester (UK), February 2021 - With online learning now the only game in town as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the full impact on the learning technology market is assessed for the first time in the new 2021 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems. Recently released by Fosway Group, a leading European HR industry analyst, the research highlights the significant consequences of the shift to remote working and learning.

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LBX Immersive

To Make VR/AR/XR More Accessible to Education

San Francisco, CA (USA), February 2021 - LBX Immersive is a San Francisco based company that provides hardware, platform, content, and device management solutions. The mission is helping high schools, universities, and enterprise clients implement and scale virtual, augmented, and mixed reality by making hardware more accessible through affordable semester lease-and-purchase options for both faculty and students, as well as short-term leases for enterprise clients.

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Employee Lifecycle

Kallidus Expands HCM Offering with Acquisition of Sapling

Rob Caul, KallidusLondon (UK), February 2021 - Kallidus, one of the UK's fastest-growing software companies providing talent management software and digital learning, has announced its acquisition of Sapling, a leading people operations platform. The acquisition transforms Kallidus, which is backed by Apse Capital, a European private equity firm that specialises in investing in tech-enabled B2B companies, into a full-suite human capital management (HCM) software and digital learning provider, offering businesses solutions across the entire employee lifecycle.

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Workshop

The 5 Moments of Need - the Essentials

Bob MosherLondon (UK), February 2021 - The 5 Moments of Need Academy and Xprtise will launch a new Essentials workshop for workflow learning in "the five moments of need", as the shift towards designing learning in the workflow gathers momentum. The workshop dates are 9-11 February 2021.

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Future of Work

"European Charter for Robots and Humans" Released

Brussels, February 2021 - The European “Good Work Charter” for robots and humans working together has been released by the European Engineering Industries Association (EUnited). The publication supports the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030.

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Call for Papers

EDEN 2021 Virtual Annual Conference - UNED Madrid

Budapest (HR), February 2021 - EDEN is delighted to announce that in the 30th anniversary year of the Association, the Annual Conference will be hosted by the National Distance Education University UNED in Madrid, Spain, 22-25 June 2021, and will be held online.

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Best Projects

The Winners of the Sixth Annual Totara Awards

Totara AwardsBrighton (UK), February 2021 - Totara, a leading provider of enterprise learning, engagement and performance management technology, has announced the winners of the 2020 Totara Awards. The Totara Awards recognize the most innovative, inspiring and successful implementations of Totara's products.

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