UN Child Rights Convention

eCom Scotland Develops eLearning Materials

Helen RobertsonDunfermline (SCL), June 2021 - Following the news in March that Scotland is to become the first devolved nation in the world to directly incorporate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into domestic law, a webinar has explored the legal and service delivery implications for the implementation of this Convention into Scottish law.

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AI Connected

Workforce Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

Winnipeg, MB (CA), June 2021 - Librestream, a highly rated provider of augmented reality (AR) and remote collaboration solutions has launched new foundational capabilities for its artificial intelligence (AI) Connected Expert vision, giving industrial workers immediate access to the content, people, smart data, and guidance needed to efficiently and safely perform their work. The cornerstones of the vision improve collaboration and knowledge sharing across global workforces and address key knowledge gaps faced by industrial workers.

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For Blackboard Learners

Badgr Micro-credentials and Stackable Pathways

Reston, VA (USA), June 2021 - Blackboard Inc., a global EdTech software and solutions company, and Concentric Sky, makers of Badgr, have announced a new partnership to provide micro-credential and stackable learning pathway tools to Blackboard's global user base. The partnership makes Badgr Pro's suite of tools, including objective-based automations, leaderboards, and personalized pathway progress visualizations, available within Blackboard's leading learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn.

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eBook and Webinar

LEO Learning Releases New Guide to Blended Learning Design

Brigthon (UK), June 2021 - LEO Learning’s latest thought leadership ebook explores best practices around blended learning design. The new publication of one of the market leaders in global learning strategy, content, and technology delves into the intricacies and best practices of blended learning design and how this has changed since mass remote working began.

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Disrupt Training

RelyOn Nutec and Area9 Lyceum form Strategic Alliance

Copenhagen (DK), June 2021 - RelyOn Nutec and Area9 have entered into a long-term strategic alliance to bring adaptive learning technology to the global energy sector. The aim is to cut training time; increase knowledge, confidence, and skills acquisition; and boost learning retention, thus increasing workforce competence. It is based upon an overall ambition to facilitate further reduction of serious incidents and reduce risk of errors across the energy sector, protecting people and the environment.

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Cloud Courses

Pluralsight to Acquire "A Cloud Guru"

Draper, UT (USA), June 2021 - Pluralsight, Inc., a technology workforce development company, has announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire A Cloud Guru (ACG), a leading cloud skills development platform. The acquisition is expected to close later this year, subject to customary closing conditions, and follows Vista Equity Partners' recent acquisition of Pluralsight.

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Current Discussion

eLearningWMB offers BLM Awareness Course for Businesses

London (UK), June 2021 - As one of the largest and most widespread social causes of our generation, and particularly of the last decade, the Black Lives Matter movement has been front and centre in mainstream political discourse for some time. This has not been without difficulties, and with discussion becoming increasingly polarised online, eLearningWMB has produced this course on the movement and why it matters for businesses.

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OEB GLOBAL

"If you can't open it, you don't own it."

Marleen StikkerBerlin (GER) / Amsterdam (NL), June 2021 - OEB21 Opening Keynote speaker and Internet pioneer Marleen Stikker contends, "We have to help young people understand that the Internet can be designed differently". As Founder of Waag and Professor of Practice at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Marleen Stikker intends to instill a critical view on digital technologies in students and administrators. This is the only way to push back against the power of big tech companies and make the Internet a truly public place. Marleen Stikker will speak at OEB21 on 02 December.

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Customer-First Philosophy

Nimble's Recent Team Expansion

Gloucestershire (UK), June 2021 - There's no doubt that the world of learning and development has changed rapidly year-on-year, and the landscape is now a completely different space compared to the past several years. With changes in trends, training deliveries, and new technologies - not to mention a global pandemic - Nimble continues to rise to these challenges.

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Global Education Community

Submissions for ICDE Virtual Global Conference Week Open 15 June

Oslo (NO), June 2021 - The ICDE Virtual Global Conference will take place during the week of 25 - 29 October 2021 and encompass an academic programme adapted to various time zones that will bring together the global educational community to develop skills and knowledge in delivering quality OFDL.

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Hybrid

The CogX Festival 2021

London (UK), June 2021 - The CogX Festival is one of the world's largest gatherings of CEOs, entrepreneurs, academics, artists, activists, and policy makers working together to address the biggest questions, achievements, and challenges of the influential technologies shaping our future. From 14-16 June 2021, the CogX Festival will manifest as a hybrid in-person and virtual gathering at the distinguished King's Cross Estate in London.

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