Self-Directed Online Learning

Increasing Effective Learning in the Public Sector

Wendy Edie, eCom's Managing DirectorDunfermline (SCT), April 2021 - In the current Covid-19 pandemic-influenced operating conditions, many traditional approaches to learning and development (L&D), including classroom-delivered courses, have been suspended. Providing alternatives, including curated and self-directed online learning, are taking on a new importance for the L&D sector's professionals.

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Learning Systems Survey

77 Percent of Organizations Rate Their LMS Favorably

Brighton (UK), April 2021 - Totara, a leading provider of enterprise learning, engagement, and performance management technology has announced the results of its Learning Systems Pulse Survey. The research was commissioned by Totara and conducted by Training Industry, Inc. online and through email invitations from mid-December 2020 through early February 2021. The survey took the pulse of a cross section of 270 US HR leaders, training managers, and IT managers.

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"Yo!Coach"

FATbit Launches Virtual Tutoring & Consultation Platform

Punjab (IN), April 2021 - FATbit Technologies, a leading provider of web-based software for online marketplaces, has announced the release of a new version of their online tutoring and consultation software, Yo!Coach. Yo!Coach is a scalable, fully customizable, and 100% white label solution that enables budding entrepreneurs to launch feature-rich online tutoring and consultation marketplaces similar to Preply, Verbling, and Growth Mentor.

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National Marketing Competition

Leeds Beckett University Team Wins "The Pitch"

Berkshire (UK), April 2021 - Leeds Beckett University’s student team has been crowned "Marketers of the Future", with each team member winning a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and a one-year complimentary membership to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). The judging panel included representatives from Samsung Electronics UK, Mintel, Preen, and the CIM.

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Staff Learning

Breast Cancer Now Selects the Agylia LMS

Bristol (UK), April 2021 - Agylia announces that Breast Cancer Now has selected its learning management system (LMS) to provide employees with access to on-demand digital and blended learning programmes to improve skills, performance, and ongoing development. Breast Cancer Now is a UK charity providing world-class research and life-changing care for people affected by breast cancer.

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Competition

Young Creative Awards: "Learning Designers of the Future"

Derbyshire (UK), April 2021 - Learning consultancy Walkgrove seeks to nurture the next generation of learning designers, visual artists, and creatives through sponsorship of this year's Young Creative Awards. Open to 11 to 24-year-olds, the annual competition celebrates creativity across eleven diverse categories, from film, graphic design, and music to dance, animation, and photography. The awards are designed to help talented young people access education, training, and employment opportunities and to support a flourishing cultural and business community.

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Learners’ Perspective

CrossKnowledge Virtual Discussion Hub

London (UK), April 2021 - The CrossKnowledge Virtual Discussion Hub is a one-hour virtual session to meet, discuss, and learn about trending L&D challenges. The CrossKnowledge Hub provides you with an opportunity to ask your burning questions to experts and gain inspiration from peers.

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Elliott Masie

Empathy Concert and Perspectives

Saratoga Springs, NY (USA), April 2021 - Since April 2020, Elliott Masie and Broadway Star Telly Leung (Aladdin, Glee, Rent, Allegiance) have co-hosted over two dozen one-hour Empathy Concerts. Together with many guest Broadway performers and business/learning leaders, they have explored the many facets of Empathy during this intense time of crises in our world: COVID-19; racial and social injustice; working and schooling from home; the volatile U.S. election, etc.

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