Scottish Acquisition

Learning Pool Enters Apprenticeship Market

Brighton (UK), July 2018 - Learning Pool has announced the acquisition of MediaCorp, the Hamilton, Scotland-based online learning and e-portfolio provider. The company, founded and run by James Marshall, will become part of the Learning Pool group.

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IDC Market Spotlight

Digital Transformation in UK Higher Education

London (UK), July 2018 - The very nature of higher education is changing, with students and employers expecting institutions to provide an experience that equips students with the right skills to succeed in today's job market. IDC sees digital technologies as a catalyst for change in higher education, impacting all areas, from teaching through to the underlying business processes.

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Flagship

Engage in Learning GDPR Programme Breaks Customer Records

Gloucester (UK), July 2018 - Some 300 UK-based organisations bought - and tens of thousands of individual learners throughout the EU completed – Engage in Learning’s GDPR online learning materials in the run-up to this regulation coming into force on 25 May.

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Mobile-First

Learning Light Praises the Agylia LMS

Bristol (UK), July 2018 - The Agylia Learning Management System (LMS) has been acclaimed for its mobile-first approach and great user experience by independent research and eLearning consultants Learning Light.

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In India and Southeast Asia

Docebo Partners With Knowzies

Toronto (CA), July 2018 - Docebo, maker of a cloud-based enterprise learning platform that combines formal, social, and informal learning modalities, has announced its latest partnership - with Knowzies Technology Solutions, an India-based company. Knowzies provides solutions that empower enterprise organizations to achieve success in the learning technology space, and in partnership with Docebo, the firm will expand its portfolio to deliver world-class learning experiences to its clients on a global scale.

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European AI Alliance

University Paris-Saclay to Advise EU on AI Strategy

Nozha BoujemaaParis (F), July 2018 - An academic from University Paris-Saclay is to play a key role in advising the EU on artificial intelligence (AI). Nozha Boujemaa, director of the Data and AI institute of Université Paris-Saclay (DATAIA), has been nominated to the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLG). The group’s objective is to support the implementation of the European strategy on AI.

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G-Cloud 10

Totara Partners in the UK Government’s Digital Marketplace

London (UK), July 2018 - The UK’s G-Cloud framework is an agreement between the government and suppliers who provide cloud-based services. The platform provides support for small to medium-sized businesses in the bidding process for these services as required by public sector and charity organisations. Any public sector organisation, including central government, local councils, NHS Trusts, and any other public sector bodies, can obtain services via G-Cloud’s procurement framework without going out to tender, helping them save both time and resources by giving them a one-stop shop for recommended vendors.

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Training Courses

Arrow Electronics Selected as HPE Learning Partner

Huntsville, AL (USA), July 2018 - As an HPE Learning Partner, Arrow can now provide its customers with authorized HPE Partner Ready Certification training. These specialized courses will focus on key technical areas required to support the design, deployment, administration, and management of HPE servers, storage, networking, data centers, cloud and converged systems.

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European Comenius-EduMedia Award

How Can We Win Our Employees for the Agile Age?

Heidelberg (GER), July 2018 - Most enterprises face the challenge of preparing their associates for a digital and agile future. How can we ensure that employees understand digitization and excite them for the tangible advantages of digitization at their workplace? Two standard award-winning digital learning products of tts answer these questions.

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Webinars

How to Prepare Employees with Video Assessment

Toronto (CA), July 2018 - D2L and YouSeeU are combining forces for a series of training webinars designed to provide companies with the support necessary to develop skills critical to their success. Each session will showcase how to leverage D2L's learning platform and YouSeeU's Virtual Classroom and Video Assignments tools to engage employees and develop talent within the organisation.

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eLearning Africa

Could ICTs Be the Key to Ending Hunger in Africa?

Kigali (RW)/Berlin (GER), July 2018 - ITCs can help alleviate hunger in Africa: This is the view of many leading experts in communications technology and food security who will be attending a special session on malnutrition at this year’s eLearning Africa conference in Kigali, Rwanda, 26 – 28 September.

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First Programme Highlights for OEB Global 2018

Berlin (GER), July 2018 - OEB has published the first programme highlights for its upcoming annual event, which will take place in Berlin, 05-07 December. The webpage provides delegates with information on pre-conference workshops, session highlights, initial speakers, key themes, and ticketing.

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