Demand Model

The Importance of the Knowledge Economy

Conor GilliganLeeds (UK), March 2019 – (by Conor Gilligan, Vice President at webanywhere ) More than ever, companies and entire countries are exploring how they can skill up to cater for the increasing demands of the workplace and skills required. The knowledge embodied in human beings (as human capital) and in technology have always been central to economic development. 

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Game Changer

Growth Engineering to Launch Learning Games Department

Windsor (UK), March 2019 - Growth Engineering is investing in learning games and dramatically expanding its development capabilities in gamified and game based learning. The creation of a new department dedicated entirely to making game based learning more accessible puts clear blue water between Growth Engineering and other content authoring tool providers.

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Women in Tech Fields

QA Partners with Women in Technology Network

Berkshire (UK), March 2019 - QA is excited to announce a new partnership with the Women in Technology (WIT) Network – an organisation that is going from strength to strength and is predicted to be the largest network of women in technology in the world.

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Bite Sized Learning

MicroLearn Confirms New Partnership with CILIP

CILIPLondon (UK), March 2019 - MicroLearn, a leading microlearning content provider, has announced a new partnership with CILIP, the UK Library and Information Association. The agreement supports the development of talent, promotion of innovation, encouragement of workforce diversity, and the long-term future for information professionals and librarians in the UK and internationally.

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LPI

Seasalt Develops Leaders of the Future

Falmouth (UK), March 2019 - Lifestyle fashion brand Seasalt has received recognition from the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI), the global body for learning professionals, for its positive approach to workplace culture and leadership.

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Educational Transformation

Gutenberg Technology Names Gjergj Demiraj as President

Boston, MA (USA), March 2019 - Gutenberg Technology ("GT") kicked off the New Year by announcing that its Board of Directors has appointed Gjergj Demiraj as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Demiraj has been shaping the direction of GT for over seven years and is primed to confirm GT’s leadership in the publishing industry, while breaking into promising new markets as he takes the helm.

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BIBB International

Vocational Education and Training Cooperation with Iran

BIBB International in TeheranBonn (GER), March 2019 - BIBB will advise Iran on planned VET reforms. The relevant ministries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on future German-Iranian vocational education and training cooperation at a workshop in Teheran, which BIBB helped to organise.

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Employee Engagement

Give Employees Training That Inspires, Not Tires

Saarbrücken (GER), March 2019 – Are you ready to put digital learning at the core of your organisation? If so, employee engagement will be your number one priority. Consider that companies with fully engaged and motivated employees outperform companies that don't by as much as 202%.

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Guide

Evaluating eLearning to Demonstrate ROI

Evaluating eLearningBrighton (UK), March 2019 - Evaluating eLearning isn’t complicated or scary, and it doesn’t require long processes like the Kirkpatrick model. There are many easier and more modern ways to measure success and show the return on investment of your online learning strategy to business leaders.

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City & Guilds Group

Princess Royal Training Awards Open for Entries

Princess Royal Training AwardsLondon (UK), March 2019 - The Princess Royal Training Awards – designed to honour outstanding and innovative training and skills development programmes from UK employers – are now open for applications, until 29 March 2019.

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OEB GLOBAL

Discovering Learning – Reshaping Education and Training

Berlin (GER), March 2019 - Learning must be fundamentally reshaped to take account not only of increased leisure time in the future, but also a massive surge in demand for lifelong learning. Ahead of the launch of a call for proposals for OEB Global 2019, Europe’s largest conference on technology-assisted learning, experts are calling for a fundamental reassessment of priorities and a new focus on reshaping learning systems and procedures.

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CIPD

Engage in Learning’s eLearning Courses

Gloucester  (UK), March 2019 - The only body in the world that’s able to award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals - the CIPD - has accredited a further two eLearning courses from Engage in Learning. Hot on the heels of the CIPD accrediting Engage in Learning’s "Unconscious Bias" and "Unconscious Bias for Managers" courses, confirming that their learning value and structure conforms to continuous professional development (CPD) guidelines, comes news that the CIPD has also awarded the same status to the courses on "Right to Work" and "International Fraud Bribery and Corruption".

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Learning Experiences

Elliott Masie Hosts 38 Leaders at Learning Innovations LAB

Saratoga Springs, NY (USA), March 2019 - Elliott Masie, an international learning analyst and curator, hosted 38 corporate leaders from around the world at his Learning Innovations LAB last week. As business and work changes, the format and style of workplace learning must innovate to leverage new technologies and methodologies to upskill employees.

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Submission of Papers

Research in Education, Teaching, and Learning Conference

Athens (GR), March 2019 - An international conference - entitled Advanced Research in Education, Teaching, and Learning (AERTL) - is being convened in Athens, Greece, 03-05 May 2019.  The event brings together academia, researchers, and scholars to exchange information and share experiences and research results about all aspects of specialized and interdisciplinary fields.

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